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Kensler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the German name Kenzler, from Middle High German kenzeler, kanzelære ‘chancellor’, hence an occupational name for a chancellor (in a law office) or, more likely, a nickname for someone in his service.

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


Similar surnames: Keisler, Kessler, Kenner, Gensler, Kindler, Kissler, Genser, Meisler

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Kensler Family Origin

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Kensler Family Occupations

What did your Kensler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kensler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kensler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kensler family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kensler.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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Kensler Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kensler ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kensler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kensler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Kensler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kensler in 1954 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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