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Kieffer Family History

Kieffer Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kiefer.

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

240,670 Historical Documents with Kieffer on Ancestry.com
48,684 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,777 Military Records
4,116 Immigration Records
18,856 Census and Voter Lists
163,237 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kieffer Families

  • Number of Kieffer families
     68 - 133
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kieffer families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kieffer families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kieffer census records

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Kieffer Family Origin

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Kieffer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kieffer

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Kieffer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kieffer census records

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Kieffer Civil War Service Records

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