Kennebeck Family History

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Kennebeck Name Meaning

from a topographic name composed of the elements Kenn, the name of a place near Trier, + beck ‘stream’ (Bach). alternatively, from Kennebeck, an occupational name for a potter, from Middle Low or Middle High German kanne ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’ + beck, variant of Bäcker ‘baker’.

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


Similar surnames: Feeback, Kolbeck, Hardebeck, Seebeck, Lennick, Kannenberg, Lebeck

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Kennebeck Family Origin

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Kennebeck Family Occupations

What did your Kennebeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kennebeck. The most common Kennebeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kennebeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kennebeck family was Works In Saw Mill.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    20%

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Kennebeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kennebeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kennebeck 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 Kennebeck. 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 Kennebeck. For the veterans among your Kennebeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kennebeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Kennebeck lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kennebeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kennebeck in 1947 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kennebeck 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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