Krieg Family History

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Krieg Name Meaning

Swiss, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for an argumentative person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German kriec, German Krieg ‘strife’, ‘conflict’, ‘squabble’ (Yiddish krig). German: variant of Krug.

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


Similar surnames: Kring, Ring, Krier, Brief, Kries, Krey, Kriger, Gring, Grieb, Priem

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Krieg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Krieg name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Krieg. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    41%

  • Germanic Europe

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • Norway

    4%

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Krieg Family Origin

Where is the Krieg family from?

Krieg Family Occupations

What did your Krieg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Krieg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Krieg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krieg family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krieg.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Tailor

    5%

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

Krieg Historical Records

What Krieg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Krieg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krieg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Krieg. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Krieg. For the veterans among your Krieg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krieg Life Expectancy

What is the average Krieg lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Krieg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Krieg in 1945 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krieg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krieg 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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