Kieler Family History

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Kieler Name Meaning

North German and Danish: topographic name for someone living by a long narrow bay or habitational name for someone from the city of Kiel in Schleswig-Holstein (see Kiel).

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

Similar surnames: Kiesler, Bieler, Wieler, Keeler, Kieper, Kiefer, Koller, Kleber

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Kieler Family Origin

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Kieler Family Occupations

What did your Kieler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kieler. 32% of Kieler men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Kieler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kieler were Carpenter and Office Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Domestic
  • Office Clerk

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

Kieler Historical Records

What Kieler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kieler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kieler 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 340 immigration records available for the last name Kieler. 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 829 military records available for the last name Kieler. For the veterans among your Kieler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kieler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kieler lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kieler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kieler in 1957 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kieler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kieler 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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