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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Krill

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  1. Shrimp-like planktonic crustaceans; major source of food for e.g. baleen whales

From Dutch kriel (“puny/tiny”), applied to fish fry (in the sense of hatchlings); sometimes interpreted as "whale food".

  1. any of several small marine crustacean species of plankton in the order Euphausiacea in the class Malacostraca.

krill was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Last Name Krill

Natalie Krill is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 2005 to 2005. Natalie was born Natalie Krill in Saskatchewan.


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Popularity of Krill as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Krill U.S.
  White 96.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Krill

People with the last name Krill are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Krill

  • How Popular is the name Krill? As a last name Krill was the 21,330th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Krill? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Krill was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Krill: Your name in reverse order is Llirk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kilrl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Krill? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,228 people with the last name Krill.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Krill? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Krill as their last name since less than 1 person in 238k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Krill born Oct 29, 2015

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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