Krell Family History

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Krell Name Meaning

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

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

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

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Krell Family Origin

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Krell Family Occupations

What did your Krell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assists Father and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Krell. 10% of Krell men worked as an Assists Father and 25% of Krell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krell were General Labourer and House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assists Father
  • Cotton Broker
  • Furrier Master Own Assount
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Herd Shop Keeper
  • House Keeper

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

Krell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Krell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krell 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 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 Card

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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Krell Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Krell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Krell 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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