Kettle Family History

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Kettle Name Meaning

English: from the Old Norse personal name Ketill, from ketill ‘kettle’, ‘(sacrificial) cauldron’. English translation of German Kessel.

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

Similar surnames: Nettle, Settle, Tuttle, Kettler, Kittle, Bentle, Kettel, Kettles

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Kettle Family Origin

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Kettle Family Occupations

What did your Kettle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kettle. 3% of Kettle men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Kettle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kettle were Incapacitated and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Kettle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Kettle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kettle 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Kettle. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Kettle. For the veterans among your Kettle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kettle Life Expectancy

What is the average Kettle lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kettle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kettle in 1956 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kettle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kettle 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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