Kriesel Family History

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Kriesel Name Meaning

German: from a diminutive of Kries(e). Possibly a respelling of German Kreisel.

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


Similar surnames: Griesel, Kriegel, Krieger, Griebel, Kries, Kreisel, Roesel, Kresl

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Kriesel Family Origin

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Kriesel Family Occupations

What did your Kriesel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kriesel family was Tin Shop. The most common Kriesel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Kriesel's were Farmers. Farmer and Miller (Flour) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kriesel.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Miller (Flour)

    14%
  • Tin Shop

    14%

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

Kriesel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kriesel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kriesel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kriesel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kriesel in 1963 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kriesel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kriesel 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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