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Krengel Name Meaning

German: probably an occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German krengel ‘doughnut’. Dutch: nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle Dutch cringel ‘curl’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Polish kr(e,)giel ‘skittle’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from German Kringel ‘(cake) ring’, either an ornamental name or a metonymic occupational name for a pastrycook.

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


Similar surnames: Engel, Mengel, Ringel, Hengel, Kreisel, Kregel, Kenkel, Krekel

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Krengel Family Origin

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Krengel Family Occupations

What did your Krengel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Krengel. A less common occupation for the Krengel family was Works In Pistol Shop. The most common Krengel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Krengel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Miner

    17%
  • Works In Pistol Shop

    17%

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Krengel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Krengel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krengel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Krengel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Krengel. For the veterans among your Krengel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Krengel Life Expectancy

What is the average Krengel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Krengel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Krengel in 1956 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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