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Kichler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a baker of cookies and small cakes an agent derivative of Middle High German küechel(in) ‘small cake’ (see Kuchler ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kuchler, Pichler, Kucher, Bichler, Kissler, Dichter, Keckler, Keicher

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Where is the Kichler family from?

You can see how Kichler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kichler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kichler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Kichler families living in Indiana. This was about 49% of all the recorded Kichler's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Kichler families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kichler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kichler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kichler. 37% of Kichler men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Kichler women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kichler were Bookkeeper and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    32%
  • Manager
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    67%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kichler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kichler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 446 immigration records available for the last name Kichler. 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 Cards

There are 331 military records available for the last name Kichler. For the veterans among your Kichler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kichler lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kichler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kichler in 1949 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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