Kenter Family History

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Kenter Name Meaning

German: variant of Kantner.

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


Similar surnames: Kentner, Center, Kinter, Ketter, Kanter, Genter, Tenzer, Enter

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Kenter Family Origin

Where is the Kenter family from?

Kenter Family Occupations

What did your Kenter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kenter. A less common occupation for the Kenter family was Clergiman. The most common Kenter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kenter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Chair Maker

    5%
  • Clergiman

    5%

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

Kenter Historical Records

What Kenter family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Kenter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kenter. 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 Kenter. For the veterans among your Kenter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kenter Life Expectancy

What is the average Kenter lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Kenter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kenter in 1948 was 56, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kenter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kenter 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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