Kersting Family History

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Kersting Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Kerst, a short form of Kersten.

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


Similar surnames: Kesting, Kersten, Ernsting, Geeting, Kastning, Kerstiens, Kerstein

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Kersting Family Origin

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Kersting Family Occupations

What did your Kersting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kersting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kersting's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kersting. A less common occupation for the Kersting family was Bakery.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Bakery

    3%

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

Kersting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kersting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kersting 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 Kersting

Passenger List

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

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Kersting Life Expectancy

What is the average Kersting lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kersting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kersting in 1947 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kersting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kersting 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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