Kiehn Name Meaning

South German (Bavaria, Austria, Saxony): from the personal name Kiehn, a variant of Kuehn. North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a standing of pines, from Middle Low German kien ‘pinewood spill’, ‘pine cone’, or alternatively a metronymic from the female personal name Kunigunde.

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


Similar surnames: Kiehl, Kuehn, Koehn, Kuhn, Klehr, Kohn, Rehn, Riehm, Fehn, Oien

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Kiehn Family Origin

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Kiehn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Barber Shop

    8%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Kiehn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Kiehn's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber Shop and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiehn. A less common occupation for the Kiehn family was Keeping House.

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Kiehn Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Kiehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kiehn in 1954 was 45, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiehn

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