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Krengel Name Meaning

German: probably an occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German krengel ‘doughnut’. Dutch: nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle Dutch cringel ‘curl’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Polish kr(e,)giel ‘skittle’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from German Kringel ‘(cake) ring’, either an ornamental name or a metonymic occupational name for a pastrycook.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Engel, Mengel, Ringel, Hengel, Kreisel, Kregel, Kenkel, Krekel

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Krengel Family Origin

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Krengel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Miner

    17%
  • Works In Pistol Shop

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krengel. The most common Krengel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Krengel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krengel family was Works In Pistol Shop.

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Krengel Historical Records

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Krengel Life Expectancy

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