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Kreeger Family History

Kreeger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Krieger or Krüger (see Krueger).

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

Similar surnames: Kreager, Creeger, Krieger, Kreiger, Creger, Kreger, Kroeger, Kriger

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Where is the Kreeger family from?

You can see how Kreeger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kreeger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kreeger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Kreeger families living in London. This was about 48% of all the recorded Kreeger's in the UK. London had the highest population of Kreeger families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kreeger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kreeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Tailor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kreeger. 74% of Kreeger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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 1939

  • Ladies Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Trouser Hand
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kreeger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreeger 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Kreeger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 817 military records available for the last name Kreeger. For the veterans among your Kreeger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kreeger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kreeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kreeger in 1954 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

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