Kreiser Family History

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Kreiser Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Kreisau. German: occupational name for a forest warden or a guard protecting crops from birds and thieves, from an agent derivative of kreisen ‘to circulate’, ‘to go round’. German (in Tyrol): habitational name for someone from St. Quirinus. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a derivative of Kreis.

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


Similar surnames: Reiser, Kreiner, Preiser, Kreiter, Peiser, Kreisel, Kreisler, Meiser

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Kreiser Family Origin

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Kreiser Family Occupations

What did your Kreiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Comercial Colonial Go Mechanical Engineer Retired and Domestic Servant (cook) were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kreiser. 34% of Kreiser men worked as a Civil Comercial Colonial Go Mechanical Engineer Retired and 25% of Kreiser women worked as a Domestic Servant (cook). Some less common occupations for Americans named Kreiser were Medical Student and Nil

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Comercial Colonial Go Mechanical Engineer Retired
    34%
  • Electricity Architectural Draughtsman
    34%
  • Medical Student
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant (cook)
    25%
  • Entry Clerk
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Nil
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kreiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kreiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreiser 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Kreiser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kreiser. For the veterans among your Kreiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreiser Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kreiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kreiser in 1942 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

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