Kriger Family History

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Kriger Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish, Jewish (Ashkenazic), etc.: variant spelling of German Krieger. German: from the personal name Krigar, a pet form of Gregor (see Gregory).

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

Similar surnames: Kryger, Krieger, Kreiger, Criger, Trager, Kreiser, Riger, Tiger

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Kriger Family Origin

Where is the Kriger family from?

Kriger Family Occupations

What did your Kriger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kriger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kriger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kriger. A less common occupation for the Kriger family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Kriger Historical Records

What Kriger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kriger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kriger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kriger. 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 804 military records available for the last name Kriger. For the veterans among your Kriger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kriger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kriger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kriger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kriger in 1955 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kriger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kriger 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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