Kierstead Family History

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Kierstead Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the Dutch surname Kierstede, probably from a place in the Netherlands so named. Kier means ‘chink’ or ‘crack’, as in a slightly opened door.

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


Similar surnames: Keirstead, Kolstad, Bierstedt, Milstead, Boustead, Hillstead

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Kierstead Family Origin

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Kierstead Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Clerk

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Kierstead occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 21% of Kierstead's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kierstead. A less common occupation for the Kierstead family was Clerk.

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Kierstead Historical Records

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Kierstead Life Expectancy

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