Kersting Family History

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Kersting Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Kerst, a short form of Kersten.

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


Similar surnames: Kesting, Kersten, Ernsting, Geeting, Kastning, Kerstiens, Kerstein

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Kersting Family Origin

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Kersting Family Occupations

What did your Kersting ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Architectural technical Photographer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kersting. 12% of Kersting men worked as an Architectural technical Photographer and 56% of Kersting women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kersting were Boilerman Heavy Works and Con Winder assembler

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Architectural technical Photographer
    12%
  • Bank Official Retired
    12%
  • Bill Porter
    12%
  • Boilerman Heavy Works
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Bookkeeper con Win
    12%
  • Con Winder assembler
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kersting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kersting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kersting 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 991 immigration records available for the last name Kersting. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Kersting. For the veterans among your Kersting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kersting Life Expectancy

What is the average Kersting lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kersting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kersting in 1947 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kersting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kersting 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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