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Kreuser Family History

Kreuser Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Krauser.

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


Similar surnames: Krauser, Kreiser, Kretzer, Krause, Kreiter, Preiser, Kreuzer, Kreuger

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Where is the Kreuser family from?

You can see how Kreuser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kreuser family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kreuser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Kreuser families living in Wisconsin. This was about 45% of all the recorded Kreuser's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kreuser families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kreuser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kreuser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kreuser. 21% of Kreuser men worked as a Carpenter and 43% of Kreuser women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kreuser were Laborer and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    21%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Farm Help
    14%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Housewife
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kreuser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreuser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 343 immigration records available for the last name Kreuser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 588 military records available for the last name Kreuser. For the veterans among your Kreuser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kreuser lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kreuser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kreuser in 1951 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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