Kiesling Family History

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Kiesling Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of gravelly land, from Middle High German kiselinc ‘gravel’, a derivative of Old High German kisil ‘pebble’, ‘gravel’ (see Kiesel). There are various minor places named with this word, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these.

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


Similar surnames: Vierling, Kreiling, Kesling, Niebling, Elling, Liebling, Meling

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Kiesling Family Origin

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Kiesling Family Occupations

What did your Kiesling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kiesling family was Baker. The most common Kiesling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kiesling's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiesling.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Kiesling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kiesling Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiesling lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kiesling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kiesling in 1951 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiesling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiesling 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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