First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kreider

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  • According to a user from Massachusetts, United States, the name Kreider is of German origin and means "Settler of new land".
Other origins: Hebrew

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

I is for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kreider

Kate Gosselin is a television personality, author, former nurse, and celebrity. Kate was given the name Katie Irene Kreider on March 28th, 1975 in Philadelphia.


Chris Kreider is a hockey player for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2012 to present. Chris was born on April 30th, 1991 in Boxford, Massachusetts.


Alec was born on February 4th, 1991.


Dan Kreider is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Dan was born on March 11th, 1977 in Manheim, Pennsylvania.


Alan was born in Goshen, Indiana.


Steve was born on May 12th, 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.


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Popularity of Kreider as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kreider U.S.
  White 95.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kreider

People with the last name Kreider are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kreider

  • How Popular is the name Kreider? As a last name Kreider was the 6,353rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kreider first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kreider is Monday, September 28th, 1908.
  • How unique is the name Kreider? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kreider. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kreider: Your name in reverse order is Redierk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rekdrie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kreider? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,365 people with the last name Kreider.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kreider? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kreider as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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