Kiesel Family History

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Kiesel Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Gisilo (see Giesel). topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly land, from Middle High German kisel ‘pebble’, ‘gravel’. There are also several minor places named with this word, and the surname may be a habitational name from any of them. See also Kiesling.

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


Similar surnames: Giesel, Kesel, Wiesel, Kessel, Wiese, Griesel, Dresel, Kissel, Kieser

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Kiesel Family Origin

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Kiesel Family Occupations

What did your Kiesel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kiesel family was Blacksmith. The most common Kiesel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Kiesel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiesel.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Kiesel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kiesel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiesel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kiesel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kiesel in 1955 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiesel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiesel 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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