Kings Family History

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Kings Name Meaning

English: variant of King.

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


Similar surnames: King, Rings, Vines, Jines, Tiggs, Ping, Mings, Diggs, Pinks, Kincy

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Kings Family Origin

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Kings Family Occupations

What did your Kings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kings family was Laborer. The most common Kings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kings's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kings.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%

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

Kings Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kings Life Expectancy

What is the average Kings lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Kings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kings in 1968 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kings

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kings 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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