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Kissinger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (from Germany): habitational name from Kissingen in Franconia or Kissing in Bavaria, both of which, according to Bahlow, are named with a lost element kis(s) ‘marsh’, ‘swamp’, although Berger favors a Slavic origin, from kisac ‘to make acid’.

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


Similar surnames: Kitzinger, Bissinger, Wissinger, Dissinger, Messinger, Essinger

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Kissinger Family Origin

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Kissinger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kissinger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kissinger. The most common Kissinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Kissinger's were Farmers.

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Kissinger Life Expectancy

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