Kirchberg Family History

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Kirchberg Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from one of the various places called Kirchberg in Rhineland, Saxony, or Württemberg. topographic name for someone living at a church on a hill or on a hill so named, from Middle High German kirche ‘church’ + berc ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kirchberg ‘church mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Hirschberg, Kirchner, Hochberg, Kornberg, Kindberg, Kronberg, Bircher

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Kirchberg Family Origin

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Kirchberg Family Occupations

What did your Kirchberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirchberg family was Soap Maker. The most common Kirchberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kirchberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirchberg.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    25%
  • Soap Maker

    13%

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

Kirchberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kirchberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirchberg lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kirchberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kirchberg in 1958 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirchberg 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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