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Kitchell Name Meaning

English: from Middle English kichel, a diminutive of kake ‘cake’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a baker of small cakes of a kind given by godparents to their godchildren when they asked for a blessing.

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


Similar surnames: Mitchell, Kitchen, Satchell, Patchell, Witcher, Kidwell, Winchell

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Kitchell Family Origin

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Kitchell Family Occupations

What did your Kitchell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kitchell family was Wagon Maker. The most common Kitchell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kitchell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kitchell.

View Census data for Kitchell | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Wagon Maker

    5%

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

Kitchell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kitchell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitchell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kitchell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kitchell in 1957 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kitchell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kitchell 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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