Kinsella Family History

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Kinsella Name Meaning

Irish (Wexford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Uí Ceinnsealaigh ‘descendant of Cinnsealach’, a personal name probably meaning ‘chief warrior’.

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

Similar surnames: Minella, Rinella, Minelli, Kissel, Kinsel, Gingell, Kinstle, Kinsley

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Kinsella Family Origin

Where is the Kinsella family from?

Kinsella Family Occupations

What did your Kinsella ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kinsella. 7% of Kinsella men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Kinsella women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinsella were Dock Labourer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Grocers Assistant
  • Dock Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Kinsella Historical Records

What Kinsella family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Kinsella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinsella 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Kinsella. 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 Kinsella. For the veterans among your Kinsella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinsella Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinsella lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kinsella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kinsella in 1949 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinsella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinsella 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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