Kielman Family History

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Kielman Name Meaning

German (Kielmann): variant of Kiel 1, with the addition of -man(n) ‘man’. German (Kielmann): possibly a variant of Kilian. Swedish: ornamental name from the place-name element kil- ‘wedge’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Kilman, Kelman, Wierman, Kallman, Zillman, Killman, Kellman, Kolman

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Kielman Family Origin

Where is the Kielman family from?

Kielman Family Occupations

What did your Kielman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Hand In Dye Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kielman. The most common Kielman occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 67% of Kielman's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Hand In Dye Factory


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

Kielman Historical Records

What Kielman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kielman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kielman 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Kielman. 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 256 military records available for the last name Kielman. For the veterans among your Kielman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kielman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kielman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kielman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kielman in 1958 was 80, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kielman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kielman 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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