Kiger Family History

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Kiger Name Meaning

Variant of German Geiger.

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

Similar surnames: Tiger, Giger, Kriger, Kifer, Gigler, Kyger, Kiper, Kiner, Kiker, Kier

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Kiger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kiger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kiger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Kiger Family Origin

Where is the Kiger family from?

Kiger Family Occupations

What did your Kiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kiger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Kiger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiger. A less common occupation for the Kiger family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Kiger Historical Records

What Kiger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Kiger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiger 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 397 immigration records available for the last name Kiger. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Kiger. For the veterans among your Kiger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kiger in 1944 was 20, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiger 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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