Kindler Family History

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Kindler Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of the obsolete verb kindeln ‘to beget children’, hence a nickname for someone who had a lot of children. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Kind ‘child’ + the agent suffix -ler, most likely an occupational name for a schoolteacher.

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

Similar surnames: Kinder, Kandler, Zindler, Rindler, Kensler, Winkler, Tendler, Lindner

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Kindler Family Origin

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Kindler Family Occupations

What did your Kindler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kindler occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 25% of Kindler's were Charwomans. Charwoman, Coastguard Pensioner and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kindler. A less common occupation for the Kindler family was Plumber Emp 3 Men & 1 Appren.

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  • Charwoman

  • Coastguard Pensioner

  • General Laborer

  • Plumber Emp 3 Men & 1 Appren


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

Kindler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kindler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kindler 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 Kindler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kindler. For the veterans among your Kindler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kindler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kindler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kindler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kindler in 1951 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kindler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kindler 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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