Kirkendall Family History

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Kirkendall Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Kerkendal, a topographic name for someone who lived by a church in a valley. It is found chiefly in OH.

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


Similar surnames: Kirkendoll, Kendall, Coykendall, Kuykendall, Tindall, Kirkegaard

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Kirkendall Family Origin

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Kirkendall Family Occupations

What did your Kirkendall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirkendall family was Farming. The most common Kirkendall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kirkendall's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkendall.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Kirkendall Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kirkendall Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirkendall lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kirkendall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Kirkendall in 1951 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirkendall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirkendall 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.

Famous Kirkendall Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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