Kestel Family History

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Kestel Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kestle, a place in Cornwall, so named from Cornish castell ‘castle’, ‘village’, ‘rock’. German: habitational name from a place so called in Upper Franconia. Dutch: variant of Kessel.

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


Similar surnames: Kessel, Keitel, Kastel, Kettel, Kesten, Kosten, Beste, Bester, Hessel

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Kestel Family Origin

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Kestel Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hugster

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Kestel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kestel's were Farmers. Farmer, Hugster and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kestel. A less common occupation for the Kestel family was Tailor.

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Kestel Historical Records

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Kestel Life Expectancy

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