Kiner Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a violinist, from Hebrew kinoyr ‘violin’. Altered spelling of German Keiner.

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

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Kiner Family Origin

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Kiner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiner. The most common Kiner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kiner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kiner family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Kiner | Data not to scale

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Kiner Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Kiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kiner in 1944 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiner

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