Klinkner Family History

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Klinkner Name Meaning

variant of Klingner, an occupational name for a blade maker or swordsmith, from Middle High German klinge ‘metal blade’, ‘sword’ + -er agent suffix. Alternatively it may be a habitational name from places named Klingen in Bavaria, the Palatinate, and elsewhere, or from Klingnau in the northern Swiss canton of Aargau.

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


Similar surnames: Klingner, Klinker, Klinner, Klingler, Linner, Lindner, Kinner, Kinker

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Klinkner Family Origin

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Klinkner Family Occupations

What did your Klinkner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klinkner family was Druggist. Farmer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klinkner. The most common Klinkner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Klinkner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Druggist

    5%

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Klinkner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klinkner Life Expectancy

What is the average Klinkner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Klinkner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Klinkner in 1962 was 62, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klinkner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klinkner 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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