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Kindley Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Kindle (see Kindel ). English and Manx: variant of Kinley .

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


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

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Where is the Kindley family from?

You can see how Kindley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kindley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kindley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Kindley families living in North Carolina. This was about 33% of all the recorded Kindley's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Kindley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kindley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kindley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kindley. 28% of Kindley men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Kindley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kindley were Farming and Spinner. .

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Spinner
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 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 Lists

There are 479 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 Cards

There are 895 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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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.

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