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Krell Family History

Krell Surname Meaning

German: nickname for a brusk or aggressive person from Middle High German krellen ‘to scratch claw’. German: variant of Kreul or Karl . Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from Yiddish krel ‘coral’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kroll, Grell, Kreul, Knell, Krall, Gell, Kell, Korell, Krill, Prell

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Where is the Krell family from?

You can see how Krell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Krell families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Krell's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Krell families in 1891.
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What did your Krell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Krell. 100% of Krell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Krell. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Krell. For the veterans among your Krell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Krell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Krell in 1951 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

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