Kirmse Family History

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Kirmse Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kir(ch)messe ‘(church) fair’, ‘kermis’, probably applied as a nickname for someone who traded at such occasions.

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


Similar surnames: Kruse, Kirsch, Kirk, Krise, Kirts, Kimmer, Kise, Klise, Kitts, Girman

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Kirmse Family Origin

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Kirmse Family Occupations

What did your Kirmse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kirmse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kirmse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kirmse family was Butcher. Farmer, Blacksmith and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirmse.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%

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

Kirmse Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kirmse Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirmse lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kirmse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kirmse in 1952 was 33, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirmse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirmse 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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