Kender Family History

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Kender Name Meaning

Hungarian: from kender ‘hemp’, from Old Turkish kändir, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew hemp or used it to make ropes and sacks, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a field of hemp.

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


Similar surnames: Kenner, Bender, Render, Wender, Kelder, Kemper, Meader, Kinder

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Kender Family Origin

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Kender Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Jeweller

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Oilman

    25%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Jeweller and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kender. A less common occupation for the Kender family was Oilman. The most common Kender occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Kender's were Coal Miners.

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Kender Historical Records

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Kender Life Expectancy

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