Kreiss Family History

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Kreiss Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kreis.

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

Similar surnames: Preiss, Kreis, Reiss, Kleiss, Krise, Krauss, Reis, Heiss, Kriss

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Kreiss Family Origin

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Kreiss Family Occupations

What did your Kreiss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kreiss occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Kreiss's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kreiss family was Baker. Laborer, Farmer and Works In Mine were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreiss.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Works In Mine

  • Baker


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

Kreiss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kreiss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreisscensus 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 838 immigration records available for the last name Kreiss. 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 817 military records available for the last name Kreiss. For the veterans among your Kreiss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreiss Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreiss lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kreiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kreiss in 1957 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kreiss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreiss 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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