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Kingbird Name Meaning

Native American (Chippewa; also King Bird): translation into English of the Chippewa personal name Ogimaa-bines(i) meaning literally ‘the bird that is king’ and referring to the mythological bird-like creature thunderbird. See also Bird

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


Similar surnames: Kinnaird, Kingsbury, Ingber, Kindberg, Kincaid, Wingard, Kingsford

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Where is the Kingbird family from?

You can see how Kingbird families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kingbird family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kingbird families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Kingbird families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Kingbird's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Kingbird families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kingbird surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kingbird ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kingbird. 78% of Kingbird men worked as a 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
    78%
  • Post Cutter
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kingbird. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kingbird 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Kingbird. 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 90 military records available for the last name Kingbird. For the veterans among your Kingbird ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kingbird lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Kingbird life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kingbird in 1967 was 90, and 71 in 2004.

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