Kittinger Family History

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Kittinger Name Meaning

possibly from a Germanic personal name with the initital element Gid-, cognate with Old English gidd ‘song’. variant of Kettinger, from Middle High German kote ‘cottage’, hence a topographic name or an indirect occupational name for a day laborer.

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

Similar surnames: Gittinger, Pottinger, Kitzinger, Pittinger, Bittinger, Rittinger

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Kittinger Family Origin

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Kittinger Family Occupations

What did your Kittinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kittinger family was Farming. The most common Kittinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Kittinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kittinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Kittinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kittinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kittinger 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Kittinger. 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 Kittinger. For the veterans among your Kittinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kittinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kittinger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kittinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kittinger in 1952 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kittinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kittinger 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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