Kensinger Family History

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Kensinger Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name from Kenzingen (near Emmendingen). See also Kinsinger.

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


Similar surnames: Pensinger, Mensinger, Kinsinger, Kesinger, Ensinger, Wenninger

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Kensinger Family Origin

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Kensinger Family Occupations

What did your Kensinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kensinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kensinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kensinger. A less common occupation for the Kensinger family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Kensinger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kensinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kensinger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kensinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kensinger in 1943 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kensinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kensinger 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.

Famous Kensinger Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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