Kiefner Family History

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Kiefner Name Meaning

German: variant of Kiefer 1.

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


Similar surnames: Kieffer, Keefner, Kiefer, Kiener, Hoefner, Kiene, Kirner, Kelner

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Kiefner Family Origin

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Kiefner Family Occupations

What did your Kiefner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kiefner family was Cooper. The most common Kiefner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Kiefner's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Coat Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiefner.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Coat Maker

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Kiefner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kiefner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiefner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kiefner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kiefner in 1962 was 67, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiefner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiefner 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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