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Kissel Family History

Kissel Name Meaning
German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Gisulf.Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kusel.

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

83,378 Historical Documents with Kissel on Ancestry.com
27,365 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,566 Military Records
2,682 Immigration Records
13,922 Census and Voter Lists
35,843 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kissel Families

  • Number of Kissel families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kissel families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kissel families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kissel census records

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Kissel Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kissel families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Kissel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kissel families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kissel

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kissel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kissel census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Kissel ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Kissel Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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