Kistner Family History

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Kistner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a cabinet maker or carpenter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kiste ‘(clothes) chest’. Compare Kastner.

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


Similar surnames: Kastner, Kistler, Risner, Kissler, Kostner, Eisner, Kantner, Kirner

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Kistner Family Origin

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Kistner Family Occupations

What did your Kistner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kistner. 10% of Kistner men worked as a Baker and 50% of Kistner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kistner were General Labourer and Office Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker
    10%
  • Bakers Asst
    10%
  • Bank Officer A A I B
    10%
  • General Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • House Wife
    13%
  • Musician Incapacitated
    13%
  • Office Cleaner
    13%

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

Kistner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kistner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kistner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kistner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kistner. For the veterans among your Kistner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kistner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kistner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kistner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kistner in 1945 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kistner

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