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Kistner Family History

Kistner Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a cabinet maker or carpenter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kiste ‘(clothes) chest’. Compare Kastner.

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

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3,134 Military Records
1,956 Immigration Records
10,216 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kistner Families

  • Number of Kistner families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kistner families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kistner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kistner census records

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Kistner Family Origin

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Kistner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kistner

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Kistner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kistner census records

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Kistner Civil War Service Records

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