Kirsten Family History

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Kirsten Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name Kirsten, a vernacular form of Christian.

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


Similar surnames: Kersten, Kirst, Kirstein, Kosten, Kasten, Carsten, Kesten, Kitten

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Kirsten Family Origin

Where is the Kirsten family from?

Kirsten Family Occupations

What did your Kirsten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kirsten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kirsten's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirsten. A less common occupation for the Kirsten family was Book Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Physician

    10%
  • Book Keeper

    5%

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

Kirsten Historical Records

What Kirsten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kirsten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirsten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kirsten

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kirsten. 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 Kirsten. For the veterans among your Kirsten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirsten Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirsten lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kirsten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kirsten in 1944 was 20, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirsten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirsten 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 Kirsten Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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