Krill Family History

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Krill Name Meaning

nickname for a lively, cheerful person, from Low German krill ‘lively’, ‘healthy’. variant spelling of Krüll (see Krull). from an East Prussian pet form of Karl.

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

Similar surnames: Krall, Kroll, Grill, Krell, Drill, Brill, Kill, Prill, Crill, Krull

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Krill Family Origin

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Krill Family Occupations

What did your Krill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krill. A less common occupation for the Krill family was Blacksmith. The most common Krill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Krill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Krill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Krill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krill 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 821 immigration records available for the last name Krill. 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 Krill. For the veterans among your Krill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krill Life Expectancy

What is the average Krill lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Krill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Krill in 1952 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krill 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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