Klingbeil Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Klingbeil Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German klingen ‘to ring or sound’ + bil ‘axe’, literally ‘sound the axe’, an occupational nickname for a journeyman, carpenter, shipwright (or any occupation involving the use of an axe). Journeymen’s names often contained a humorous element, as they were bestowed at merry promotion parties or ‘christenings’ held to celebrate the recipients successful completion of their apprenticeship.

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


Similar surnames: Klinge, Klingler, Krengel, Lingel, Langbein, Klingner, Klingel

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Klingbeil Family Origin

Where is the Klingbeil family from?

SHOW MORE

Klingbeil Family Occupations

What did your Klingbeil ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    50%
  • Janitor

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Printer

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Janitor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klingbeil. The most common Klingbeil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Klingbeil's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klingbeil family was Printer.

Source: Census data for Klingbeil | Data not to scale

Klingbeil Historical Records

What Klingbeil family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Klingbeil ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Klingbeil

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Klingbeil Life Expectancy

What is the average Klingbeil lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klingbeil 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Klingbeil Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name