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Kieler Name Meaning

North German and Danish: topographic name for someone living by a long narrow bay or habitational name for someone from the city of Kiel in Schleswig-Holstein (see Kiel).

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


Similar surnames: Kiesler, Bieler, Wieler, Keeler, Kieper, Kiefer, Koller, Kleber

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Kieler Family Origin

Where is the Kieler family from?

Kieler Family Occupations

What did your Kieler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Cigar Mfg. and Fresco Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kieler. A less common occupation for the Kieler family was Timaster. The most common Kieler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Kieler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Cigar Mfg.

    13%
  • Fresco Painter

    13%
  • Timaster

    13%

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

Kieler Historical Records

What Kieler family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Kieler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kieler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kieler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kieler in 1957 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kieler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kieler 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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