Kreyer Family History

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Kreyer Name Meaning

German: occupational name (especially in Austria) for a herald or town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German krai ‘shout’ (see Krey). Compare Krier.

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

Similar surnames: Dreyer, Preyer, Dreher, Heyer, Cryer, Seyer, Reder, Kretzer, Kreiser

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Kreyer Family Origin

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Kreyer Family Occupations

What did your Kreyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kreyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Kreyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Hotel and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreyer. A less common occupation for the Kreyer family was Musician.

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  • Farmer

  • Hotel

  • Laborer

  • Musician


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kreyer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kreyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 496 immigration records available for the last name Kreyer. 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 Card

There are 526 military records available for the last name Kreyer. For the veterans among your Kreyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreyer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kreyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kreyer in 1963 was 85, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreyer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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