Kregel Family History

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Kregel Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle Low German kregel ‘ready to fight’, ‘tenacious’, which in modern Low German came to mean ‘lively’, ‘vivacious’.

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

Similar surnames: Krekel, Kegel, Krengel, Kreger, Kogel, Kugel, Reigel, Wrege, Krauel

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Kregel Family Origin

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Kregel Family Occupations

What did your Kregel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kregel. 12% of Kregel men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Kregel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kregel were Auto Mechanic and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Auto Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper

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

Kregel Historical Records

What Kregel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kregel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kregel 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Kregel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 418 military records available for the last name Kregel. For the veterans among your Kregel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kregel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kregel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kregel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Kregel in 1962 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kregel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kregel 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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