Kirchen Family History

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Kirchen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Kirchheim, a place name common in the Roman Catholic regions of southern Bavaria and Upper Austria, or from a compound place name containing the element Kirchen, as for example Altenkirchen. See also Kirch.

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


Similar surnames: Eichen, Kirchner, Bircher, Kircher, Kochel, Hitchen, Kerscher

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Kirchen Family Origin

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Kirchen Family Occupations

What did your Kirchen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kirchen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Kirchen's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kirchen family was Labor. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirchen.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Labor

    8%

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

Kirchen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kirchen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirchen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kirchen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kirchen in 1960 was 77, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirchen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirchen 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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