Kindley Family History

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Kindley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of southern German and Swiss Kindle, earlier Kindeli, a diminutive of Kind (compare Kindel). Americanized spelling of German Kindler.

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


Similar surnames: Kindler, Kendle, Kindle, Kinsley, Minkley, Lindle, Kinder, Kindl

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Kindley Family Origin

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Kindley Family Occupations

What did your Kindley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kindley family was Carpenter. The most common Kindley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Kindley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kindley.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Kindley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kindley Life Expectancy

What is the average Kindley lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kindley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kindley in 1960 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kindley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kindley 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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