Kissell Family History

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Kissell Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Jewish Kissel.

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


Similar surnames: Kissel, Kessell, Kindell, Hessell, Cassell, Kissee, Kimbell, Kisel

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Kissell Family Origin

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Kissell Family Occupations

What did your Kissell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kissell family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kissell. The most common Kissell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Kissell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Kissell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kissell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kissell lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kissell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kissell in 1956 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kissell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kissell 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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