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Kindle Family History

Kindle Name Meaning

English: variant of Kendall . This surname is rare in Britain. South German: variant of Kindel .

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

Similar surnames: Kendle, Kindl, Keadle, Kindley, Tindle, Kittle, Biddle, Kimble

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Where is the Kindle family from?

You can see how Kindle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kindle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kindle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 23 Kindle families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Kindle's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kindle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kindle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kindle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kindle. 29% of Kindle men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Kindle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kindle were Truck Driver and Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Laborer
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What Kindle family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Kindle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kindle 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 781 immigration records available for the last name Kindle. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kindle. For the veterans among your Kindle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kindle lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kindle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kindle in 1949 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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