Kienitz Family History

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Kienitz Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg. possibly from the Germanic personal name Chunizo, formed with kuoni ‘daring’, ‘experienced’, or chunni, kuni ‘race’, ‘people’. Compare Kuntz, Konrad.

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

Similar surnames: Lintz, Kanitz, Benitz, Rentz, Kritz, Zeitz, Slentz, Krenz, Beitz

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Kienitz Family Origin

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Kienitz Family Occupations

What did your Kienitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kienitz. 17% of Kienitz men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Kienitz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kienitz were Farm Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleswoman
  • Seamstress

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

Kienitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kienitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kienitz 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 532 immigration records available for the last name Kienitz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kienitz. For the veterans among your Kienitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kienitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kienitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kienitz in 1956 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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