Kiffmeyer Family History

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Kiffmeyer Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who lived in a decrepit cottage, from dialect (kiff ‘shack’).

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


Similar surnames: Eickmeyer, Klusmeyer, Wittmeyer, Tiemeyer, Wiedmeyer, Kohlmeyer

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Kiffmeyer Family Origin

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Kiffmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Kiffmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Priest - Catholic were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kiffmeyer. The most common Kiffmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kiffmeyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Priest - Catholic

    50%

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Kiffmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kiffmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiffmeyer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kiffmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kiffmeyer in 1963 was 70, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiffmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiffmeyer 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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