Kyger Family History

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Kyger Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German (Alemannic) Keiger, a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German kegen ‘to shuffle’.

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

Similar surnames: Kyser, Kegler, Kluger, Koger, Kryger, Nager, Kober, Kegel, Kugler

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Kyger Family Origin

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Kyger Family Occupations

What did your Kyger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kyger. A less common occupation for the Kyger family was Clerk In Dry Goods Store. The most common Kyger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Kyger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Physician

  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store


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

Kyger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kyger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kyger 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Kyger. 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 835 military records available for the last name Kyger. For the veterans among your Kyger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kyger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kyger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kyger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kyger in 1962 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kyger 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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