Kivel Family History

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Kivel Name Meaning

English: variant of Keville.

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


Similar surnames: Kiel, Hovel, Kisel, Bevel, Viel, Kimel, Diven, Kiger, Kinzel, Savel

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Kivel Family Origin

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Kivel Family Occupations

What did your Kivel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kivel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Kivel's were Laborers. Laborer, Grocer and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kivel. A less common occupation for the Kivel family was Livery Stableman.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • House Keeping

    13%
  • Livery Stableman

    13%

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

Kivel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kivel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kivel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kivel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kivel in 1951 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kivel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kivel 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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