Kreger Family History

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Kreger Name Meaning

nickname for someone with a croaky voice, from a noun derivative of Middle Low German kregen or kreigen ‘to crow’. possibly an altered spelling of Krieger.

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


Similar surnames: Breger, Krieger, Reger, Kreager, Kregel, Krueger, Kryger, Kroner

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Kreger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kreger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kreger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    40%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    8%

  • European Jewish

    5%

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Kreger Family Origin

Where is the Kreger family from?

Kreger Family Occupations

What did your Kreger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Furrier and Hairdresser (Master) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kreger. The most common Kreger occupation in the UK was Furrier. 50% of Kreger's were Furriers.

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  • Furrier

    50%
  • Hairdresser (Master)

    50%

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

Kreger Historical Records

What Kreger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Kreger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreger 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 Kreger. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kreger. For the veterans among your Kreger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreger lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kreger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kreger in 1950 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreger 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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