Kreiser Family History

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Kreiser Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Kreisau. German: occupational name for a forest warden or a guard protecting crops from birds and thieves, from an agent derivative of kreisen ‘to circulate’, ‘to go round’. German (in Tyrol): habitational name for someone from St. Quirinus. Jewish (Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a derivative of Kreis.

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

Similar surnames: Reiser, Kreiner, Preiser, Kreiter, Peiser, Kreisel, Kreisler, Meiser

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Kreiser Family Origin

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Kreiser Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kreiser.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Kreiser Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Kreiser Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kreiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kreiser in 1942 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

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