Kiesel Family History

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Kiesel Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Gisilo (see Giesel). topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly land, from Middle High German kisel ‘pebble’, ‘gravel’. There are also several minor places named with this word, and the surname may be a habitational name from any of them. See also Kiesling.

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

Similar surnames: Giesel, Kesel, Wiesel, Kessel, Wiese, Griesel, Dresel, Kissel, Kieser

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Kiesel Family Origin

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Kiesel Family Occupations

What did your Kiesel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineer and Housework handicrafts were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kiesel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housework handicrafts

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

Kiesel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kiesel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiesel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kiesel. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kiesel. For the veterans among your Kiesel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kiesel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiesel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kiesel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kiesel in 1955 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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