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Kryder Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kreider or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Compare Cryder and Krider .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cryder, Kryger, Krider, Ryder, Reder, Cryer, Ryser, Kriger, Rymer

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Where is the Kryder family from?

You can see how Kryder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kryder family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Kryder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Kryder families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 53% of all the recorded Kryder's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kryder families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kryder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kryder ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kryder. 38% of Kryder men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Kryder women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kryder were Farming and Farm Labor. .

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*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

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farming
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Farm Labor
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kryder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kryder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 96 immigration records available for the last name Kryder. 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 Cards

There are 401 military records available for the last name Kryder. For the veterans among your Kryder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kryder lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kryder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kryder in 1963 was 77, and 90 in 2004.

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