Kreul Family History

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Kreul Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kröuwel ‘claw’, ‘hook’, ‘three-pronged fork’, apparently a nickname for someone who used such an implement or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who made them.

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

Similar surnames: Krell, Keil, Kiehl, Krauel, Krech, Kroll, Knell, Krey, Kraut, Kreft

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Kreul Family Origin

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Kreul Family Occupations

What did your Kreul ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kreul. 12% of Kreul men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kreul women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kreul were Farmoperator and Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Operator
  • Farmoperator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Farmerswife
  • Graduate Nurse
  • Housemaid

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

Kreul Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kreul. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kreul 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Kreul. 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 343 military records available for the last name Kreul. For the veterans among your Kreul ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kreul Life Expectancy

What is the average Kreul lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kreul life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kreul in 1962 was 41, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kreul 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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