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Kender Name Meaning

Hungarian: from kender ‘hemp’, from Old Turkish kändir, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew hemp or used it to make ropes and sacks, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a field of hemp.

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

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Kender Family Origin

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Kender Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Carpenter-Joiner

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kender. The most common Kender occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kender's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kender family was Carpenter-Joiner.

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Kender Historical Records

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Kender Life Expectancy

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