Kriegel Family History

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Kriegel Name Meaning

South German: from a diminutive of Krieg 2. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Yiddish krigl ‘small jug’. Compare Krug 1.

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


Similar surnames: Krieger, Riegel, Krengel, Ziegel, Spiegel, Fiegel, Krieg, Briegel

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Kriegel Family Origin

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Kriegel Family Occupations

What did your Kriegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kriegel. The most common Kriegel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kriegel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kriegel family was No Ocupation.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Baker

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • No Ocupation

    13%

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

Kriegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kriegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kriegel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kriegel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kriegel. For the veterans among your Kriegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kriegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kriegel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kriegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kriegel in 1955 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kriegel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kriegel 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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