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Kiner Family History

Kiner Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a violinist, from Hebrew kinoyr ‘violin’.Altered spelling of German Keiner.

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

32,046 Historical Documents with Kiner on Ancestry.com
7,056 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,689 Military Records
468 Immigration Records
7,831 Census and Voter Lists
13,002 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kiner Families

  • Number of Kiner families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kiner families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kiner families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kiner census records

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Kiner Family Origin

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Kiner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kiner

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Kiner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kiner census records

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Kiner Civil War Service Records

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