Kiesewetter Family History

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Kiesewetter Name Meaning

German (found mainly in Saxony and Silesia): apparently from Middle High German kiesen ‘to choose or test’ (see Kieser) + wetter ‘weather’, hence a nickname for someone who forecast the weather.

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


Similar surnames: Wetter, Schoenwetter, Kronenwetter, Kieser, Fieseler, Diestler

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Kiesewetter Family Origin

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Kiesewetter Family Occupations

What did your Kiesewetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kiesewetter occupation in the USA was Baker. 11% of Kiesewetter's were Bakers. Baker, Commissioner and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiesewetter. A less common occupation for the Kiesewetter family was County Auditor.

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  • Baker

    11%
  • Commissioner

    11%
  • Cooper

    11%
  • County Auditor

    11%

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Kiesewetter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kiesewetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiesewetter lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kiesewetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kiesewetter in 1946 was 44, and 54 in 2004.

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