Krekel Family History

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Krekel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Aachen. German: nickname for a cantankerous person, from Low German kräkeln ‘to quarrel’. Dutch: nickname for someone thought to resemble a cricket, from Middle Dutch crekel, criekel ‘cricket’.

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

Similar surnames: Kreke, Kregel, Kunkel, Krengel, Kreisel, Brakel, Redel, Kiesel, Kegel

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Krekel Family Origin

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Krekel Family Occupations

What did your Krekel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krekel. 12% of Krekel men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Krekel women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krekel were 2ml Cook and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Foreman
  • 2ml Cook

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Owner
  • Stenographer
  • Beauty Operator

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

Krekel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Krekel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krekel 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Krekel. 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 485 military records available for the last name Krekel. For the veterans among your Krekel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krekel Life Expectancy

What is the average Krekel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Krekel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Krekel in 1963 was 73, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krekel

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