Kleindienst Family History

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Kleindienst Name Meaning

German: from German klein ‘small’ + Dienst ‘service’, an occupational name for a farmhand or laborer who was second in line to a more highly paid class of servant (see also Kleinknecht). The term also denoted a particular kind of tax levied in the Middle Ages, hence the surname may be a metonymic name for a collector of such taxes or for someone who had to pay such a tax.

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


Similar surnames: Dienst, Kleinfeld, Kleinhans, Leinen, Kleinberg, Kleinert, Kleinpeter

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Kleindienst Family Origin

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Kleindienst Family Occupations

What did your Kleindienst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kleindienst family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Keeping House, Farmer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kleindienst. The most common Kleindienst occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 18% of Kleindienst's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Machinist

    12%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    6%

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

Kleindienst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kleindienst Life Expectancy

What is the average Kleindienst lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kleindienst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kleindienst in 1950 was 48, and 47 in 2004.

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