History of your Surname
Get access to Kirchmann family records.Start a free trial

Kirchmann Family History

Kirchmann Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kirche ‘church’ + man ‘man’ hence an occupational name for someone working in the service of the church or possibly a topographic name for someone living near a church.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Lachmann, Karmann, Kirschenmann, Bachmann, Kirkman, Rehmann, Fischman

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Kirchmann family from?

You can see how Kirchmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kirchmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kirchmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Kirchmann families living in New York. This was about 44% of all the recorded Kirchmann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kirchmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kirchmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kirchmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kirchmann. 29% of Kirchmann men worked as a Farmer. .

View Census Data for Kirchmann | Data not to scale

*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
    29%
  • Farming
    22%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Steam Fitter
    15%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Kirchmann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kirchmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirchmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Kirchmann

Passenger Lists

There are 623 immigration records available for the last name Kirchmann. 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.

View all Kirchmann immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 864 military records available for the last name Kirchmann. For the veterans among your Kirchmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kirchmann military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kirchmann family history

Discover More

What is the average Kirchmann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kirchmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kirchmann in 1962 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirchmann

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Kirchmann family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Kirchmann last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial