Kreiling Family History

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Kreiling Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Greuling, a nickname for a man with gray hair, a gray beard, or a gray robe (i.e. a monk), from a derivative of Middle High German gra ‘gray’.

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

Similar surnames: Kreyling, Freiling, Dreiling, Riling, Kiesling, Keeling, Geiling

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Kreiling Family Origin

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Kreiling Family Occupations

What did your Kreiling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kreiling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kreiling's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreiling. A less common occupation for the Kreiling family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Blacksmith

  • Grocer


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

Kreiling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kreiling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreiling 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Kreiling. 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 700 military records available for the last name Kreiling. For the veterans among your Kreiling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreiling Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreiling lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kreiling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kreiling in 1957 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreiling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreiling 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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