Kelchner Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Kelchner Name Meaning

German: occupational name or habitational name, from a derivative of Middle High German kelch ‘chalice’ (see Kelch 2).

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


Similar surnames: Kirchner, Keicher, Rechner, Belschner, Zeichner, Lechner, Karchner

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Kelchner Family Origin

Where is the Kelchner family from?

Kelchner Family Occupations

What did your Kelchner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kelchner family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelchner. The most common Kelchner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Kelchner's were Farmers.

View Census data for Kelchner | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Kelchner Historical Records

What Kelchner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kelchner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelchnercensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Kelchner

Passenger List

There are 274 immigration records available for the last name Kelchner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Kelchner immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kelchner. For the veterans among your Kelchner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kelchner military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kelchner family history.

Kelchner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelchner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kelchner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kelchner in 1951 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelchner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelchner 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.

Famous Kelchner Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name