Kirchgessner Family History

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Kirchgessner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for an inhabitant of a street called Kirchgasse ‘church lane’.

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


Similar surnames: Kirchner, Kirchhofer, Kirchmeier, Schiesser, Kircher, Koestner

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Kirchgessner Family Origin

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Kirchgessner Family Occupations

What did your Kirchgessner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Saloon, Teamster and Carpender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirchgessner. The most common Kirchgessner occupation in the USA was Saloon. 18% of Kirchgessner's were Saloons. A less common occupation for the Kirchgessner family was Confectioner.

View Census data for Kirchgessner | Data not to scale

  • Saloon

    18%
  • Teamster

    18%
  • Carpender

    9%
  • Confectioner

    9%

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

Kirchgessner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kirchgessner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirchgessner lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kirchgessner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kirchgessner in 1948 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirchgessner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirchgessner 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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