Kienholz Family History

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Kienholz Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria. topographic name for someone living near a stand of fir trees, from Middle High German kien ‘pine’, ‘pine wood shavings’ + holz ‘wood’, ‘lumber’.

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


Similar surnames: Eichholz, Sponholz, Birkholz, Rebholz, Windholz, Kiehl, Denholm

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Kienholz Family Origin

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Kienholz Family Occupations

What did your Kienholz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kienholz. 22% of Kienholz men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Kienholz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kienholz were Agent and Purchasing Agent

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Agent
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    42%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • House Maid
    9%
  • Purchasing Agent
    9%

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

Kienholz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kienholz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kienholz 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 150 immigration records available for the last name Kienholz. 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 229 military records available for the last name Kienholz. For the veterans among your Kienholz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kienholz Life Expectancy

What is the average Kienholz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kienholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kienholz in 1956 was 44, and 92 in 2004.

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