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Kinkle Family History

Kinkle Name Meaning

Americanized form of German or Dutch Kinkel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dinkle, Kunkle, Hinkle, Tinkle, Konkle, Kittle, Wikle, Kimble, Pirkle

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Where is the Kinkle family from?

You can see how Kinkle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinkle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinkle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Kinkle families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Kinkle's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kinkle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kinkle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kinkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kinkle. 29% of Kinkle men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Kinkle women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinkle were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    18%
  • Maid
    18%
  • Secretary
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kinkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinkle 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 302 immigration records available for the last name Kinkle. 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 593 military records available for the last name Kinkle. For the veterans among your Kinkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinkle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kinkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kinkle in 1963 was 82, and 81 in 2004.

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