Kriegel Family History

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Kriegel Name Meaning

South German: from a diminutive of Krieg 2. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Yiddish krigl ‘small jug’. Compare Krug 1.

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


Similar surnames: Krieger, Riegel, Krengel, Ziegel, Spiegel, Fiegel, Krieg, Briegel

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Kriegel Family Origin

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Kriegel Family Occupations

What did your Kriegel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter fixer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kriegel. 34% of Kriegel men worked as a Carpenter fixer and 60% of Kriegel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kriegel were Railway Porter and Presser Draper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter fixer
    34%
  • Paper Exporter Correspon
    34%
  • Railway Porter
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    20%
  • Presser Draper
    20%

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

Kriegel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kriegel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kriegel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kriegel. 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 Kriegel. For the veterans among your Kriegel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kriegel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kriegel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kriegel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kriegel in 1955 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kriegel

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