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Krieger Name Meaning

Swiss German, German, and Dutch: occupational name for a mercenary soldier, Middle High German krieger (possibly from Late Latin (miles) gregarius ‘common soldier’, from grex ‘herd’,‘flock’, ‘crowd’). This name, in various spellings, is found throughout western and central Europe. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person (see Krieg). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kruger.

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

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Krieger Family Origin

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Krieger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krieger. The most common Krieger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Krieger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Krieger family was Keeping House.

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Krieger Life Expectancy

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