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Kemnitz Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from any of various places (e.g. Chemnitz in Saxony), named with the Slavic word kamien ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Nemitz, Heinitz, Benitz, Kanitz, Koblitz, Kennett, Rentz, Reitz

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Kemnitz Family Origin

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Kemnitz Family Occupations

What did your Kemnitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kemnitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kemnitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kemnitz family was Dry Goods Merch. Farmer, Carpenter and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kemnitz.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Cook

    6%
  • Dry Goods Merch

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kemnitz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kemnitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kemnitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kemnitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kemnitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kemnitz. For the veterans among your Kemnitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kemnitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemnitz lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kemnitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Kemnitz in 1958 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kemnitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kemnitz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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