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Kitchel Family History

Kitchel Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Kitchell . This surname is rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Mitchel, Kitchen, Kitchin, Kitchens, Winchel, Kitchell, Kittel

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Where is the Kitchel family from?

You can see how Kitchel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kitchel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kitchel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Kitchel families living in Indiana. This was about 32% of all the recorded Kitchel's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Kitchel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kitchel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kitchel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kitchel. 28% of Kitchel men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kitchel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kitchel were Farm Labor and House Work. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Farm Labor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Housewife
    30%
  • House Work
    20%
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What Kitchel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kitchel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitchel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 408 immigration records available for the last name Kitchel. 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 Cards

There are 703 military records available for the last name Kitchel. For the veterans among your Kitchel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kitchel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kitchel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kitchel in 1958 was 43, and 87 in 2004.

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