Kinner Family History

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Kinner Name Meaning

German: variant of Kinder 2. German: habitational name for someone from a place called Kinne, near Bissingen. Perhaps also a reduced form of Irish Kinnear; the name is found in this spelling in northern Ireland and England.

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

Similar surnames: Kinder, Pinner, Kenner, Kinne, Kirner, Linner, Finner, Kitner, Kinker

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Kinner Family Origin

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Kinner Family Occupations

What did your Kinner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinner. A less common occupation for the Kinner family was Blacksmith. The most common Kinner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kinner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Kinner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Kinner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kinner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kinner. For the veterans among your Kinner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kinner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kinner in 1946 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinner 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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