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Kinter Family History

Kinter Name Meaning

German:: from Kinter a regional variant of the personal name Günther (see Guenther ). This surname is also common in the Czech-speaking lands. possibly a derivative of Middle High German kint ‘child’.

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


Similar surnames: Kinder, Winter, Kanter, Kinker, Finner, Kinner, Pinter, Kolter

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Where is the Kinter family from?

You can see how Kinter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinter families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 31 Kinter families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 86% of all the recorded Kinter's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kinter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kinter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kinter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kinter. 20% of Kinter men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Kinter women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinter were Miner and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kinter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinter 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 483 immigration records available for the last name Kinter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kinter. For the veterans among your Kinter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinter lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kinter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kinter in 1954 was 48, and 66 in 2004.

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