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Kirmse Family History

Kirmse Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German kir(ch)messe ‘(church) fair’, ‘kermis’, probably applied as a nickname for someone who traded at such occasions.

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

5,863 Historical Documents with Kirmse on Ancestry.com
1,632 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
497 Military Records
287 Immigration Records
1,418 Census and Voter Lists
2,029 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kirmse Families

  • Number of Kirmse families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kirmse families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kirmse last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kirmse census records

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Kirmse Family Origin

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Kirmse Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kirmse

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Kirmse Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kirmse census records

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Kirmse Civil War Service Records

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