Kesner Family History

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Kesner Name Meaning

German: variant of Kastner.

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


Similar surnames: Kasner, Kestner, Kessner, Kisner, Wesner, Kepner, Lesner, Kelner

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Kesner Family Origin

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Kesner Family Occupations

What did your Kesner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kesner. The most common Kesner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Kesner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kesner family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Kesner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kesner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kesner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kesner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Kesner in 1951 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kesner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kesner 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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