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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Barber Shop

    8%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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Kiehn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kiehn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiehn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kiehn. 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 Kiehn. For the veterans among your Kiehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kiehn Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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