Kensler Family History

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Kensler Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the German name Kenzler, from Middle High German kenzeler, kanzelære ‘chancellor’, hence an occupational name for a chancellor (in a law office) or, more likely, a nickname for someone in his service.

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


Similar surnames: Keisler, Kessler, Kenner, Gensler, Kindler, Kissler, Genser, Meisler

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Kensler Family Origin

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Kensler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kensler family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kensler. The most common Kensler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kensler's were Farmers.

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Kensler Historical Records

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Kensler Life Expectancy

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