Kitchen Family History

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Kitchen Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English kychene ‘kitchen’, hence an occupational name for someone who worked in or was in charge of the kitchen of a monastery or great house. Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCutcheon.

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

Similar surnames: Kitchin, Kitchens, Pitcher, Witcher, Ritchey, Ketchen, Kitchell

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Kitchen Family Origin

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Kitchen Family Occupations

What did your Kitchen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kitchen. A less common occupation for the Kitchen family was Farm Labourer. The most common Kitchen occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Kitchen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Kitchen Historical Records

What Kitchen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 160,000 census records available for the last name Kitchen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kitchen 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Kitchen. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Kitchen. For the veterans among your Kitchen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kitchen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kitchen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kitchen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kitchen in 1940 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kitchen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kitchen 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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