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Krueger Family History

Krueger Name Meaning

South German (mainly Krüger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Krüger): occupational name for a maker or seller of stoneware mugs and jugs from an agent derivative of Middle High German kruoc German Krug ‘jug pitcher’. North German (mainly Krüger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic; also Krüger): occupational name for an innkeeper an agent derivative of Middle Low German krūch krōch German Krug ‘inn tavern’. Compare Krug and Kruger .

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


Similar surnames: Krieger, Grueter, Draeger, Rueger, Praeger, Kreyer, Reger, Kreger

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Where is the Krueger family from?

You can see how Krueger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krueger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Krueger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Krueger families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Krueger's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Krueger families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krueger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krueger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krueger. 22% of Krueger men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Krueger women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krueger were Farm Laborer and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Maid
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Krueger. 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 27,000 military records available for the last name Krueger. For the veterans among your Krueger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krueger lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Krueger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Krueger in 1942 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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