Kesinger Family History

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Kesinger Name Meaning

South German: variant of Kiesinger, a habitational or topographic name, presumably of Württemberg origin, or from a derivative of the old personal name Giso.

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

Similar surnames: Kessinger, Kensinger, Gelsinger, Reisinger, Kasinger, Basinger

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Kesinger Family Origin

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Kesinger Family Occupations

What did your Kesinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kesinger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kesinger. The most common Kesinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Kesinger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Works On Farm

  • Keeping House


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

Kesinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kesinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kesinger 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Kesinger. 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 425 military records available for the last name Kesinger. For the veterans among your Kesinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kesinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Kesinger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kesinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kesinger in 1954 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kesinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kesinger 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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