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Kienzle Name Meaning

South German: variant of Kuenzel.

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


Similar surnames: Kendle, Kienle, Kindle, Kiene, Kienlen, Kinzler, Riedle, Kiener

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Where is the Kienzle family from?

You can see how Kienzle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kienzle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kienzle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 36 Kienzle families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 25% of all the recorded Kienzle's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kienzle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kienzle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kienzle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kienzle. 19% of Kienzle men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Kienzle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kienzle were Clerk and Cook.

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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
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Cook
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kienzle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kienzle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kienzle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kienzle. For the veterans among your Kienzle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kienzle lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kienzle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kienzle in 1957 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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