Kreiter Family History

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Kreiter Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German kreter ‘quarreler’, ‘argumentative person’, ‘legal counsel’, a derivative of Middle Low German krete ‘discord’, hence a nickname for a quarrelsome person or an occupational name for a legal representative. German: variant of Kreider. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a seller of herbs, from Yiddish krayter ‘herbs’ (see Kraut).

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


Similar surnames: Reiter, Kreiser, Kreiner, Kreitner, Kreutzer, Kreuter, Breiter

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Kreiter Family Origin

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Kreiter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • House Carpenter

    5%
  • Lawyer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kreiter. A less common occupation for the Kreiter family was Lawyer. The most common Kreiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kreiter's were Farmers.

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Kreiter Life Expectancy

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