Kistner Family History

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Kistner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a cabinet maker or carpenter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kiste ‘(clothes) chest’. Compare Kastner.

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

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Kistner Family Origin

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Kistner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    5%

In 1880, the most common Kistner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Kistner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kistner family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kistner.

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Kistner Historical Records

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Kistner Life Expectancy

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