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Kinderman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kindermann and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kitterman, Kinneman, Wilderman, Anderman, Ingerman, Biderman

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Where is the Kinderman family from?

You can see how Kinderman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinderman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinderman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kinderman family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Kinderman's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Kinderman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kinderman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kinderman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kinderman. 16% of Kinderman men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Kinderman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinderman were Shipping Clerk and School Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Shipping Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • School Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kinderman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinderman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 530 immigration records available for the last name Kinderman. 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 Cards

There are 529 military records available for the last name Kinderman. For the veterans among your Kinderman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinderman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kinderman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kinderman in 1951 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

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