History of your Surname
Get access to Kriegler family records.Start a free trial

Kriegler Family History

Kriegler Name Meaning

German: variant of Krügler an occupational name for a maker or seller of stoneware jugs and mugs from an agent derivative of Middle High German kruoc ‘pitcher drinking vessel’.

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


Similar surnames: Krueger, Krieger, Crigler, Ringler, Spiegler, Ziegler, Klingler

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Kriegler family from?

You can see how Kriegler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kriegler family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kriegler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kriegler family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Kriegler's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Kriegler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kriegler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kriegler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kriegler. 30% of Kriegler men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Kriegler women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kriegler were Car Inspector and Bookkeeper. .

View Census Data for Kriegler | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    30%
  • Baker
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Car Inspector
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    60%
  • Bookkeeper
    40%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Kriegler family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 709 census records available for the last name Kriegler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kriegler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Kriegler

Passenger Lists

There are 437 immigration records available for the last name Kriegler. 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.

View all Kriegler immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 349 military records available for the last name Kriegler. For the veterans among your Kriegler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kriegler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kriegler family history

Discover More

What is the average Kriegler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kriegler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kriegler in 1959 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kriegler

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Kriegler family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial