Kifer Family History

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Kifer Name Meaning

Dutch, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kiefer.

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


Similar surnames: Kiefer, Kiper, Kizer, Kiner, Kieffer, Keifer, Leifer, Kiger, Kimel

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Kifer Family Origin

Where is the Kifer family from?

Kifer Family Occupations

What did your Kifer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kifer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kifer. The most common Kifer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Kifer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Kifer Historical Records

What Kifer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kifer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kifer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kifer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kifer. 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 Kifer. For the veterans among your Kifer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kifer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kifer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kifer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kifer in 1948 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kifer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kifer 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.

Famous Kifer Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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