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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


Similar surnames: Kriger, Krueger, Kryger, Kriegler, Kiefer, Kriegel, Rieger, Riemer

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Krieger Family Origin

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Krieger Family Occupations

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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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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Krieger Historical Records

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Krieger Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Krieger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Krieger in 1942 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

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