Kestner Family History

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Kestner Name Meaning

German: variant of Kastner.

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

Similar surnames: Kesner, Kessner, Kestler, Kentner, Koestner, Kaestner, Kettner

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Kestner Family Origin

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Kestner Family Occupations

What did your Kestner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kestner. 67% of Kestner men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

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

Kestner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kestner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kestner 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 858 immigration records available for the last name Kestner. 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.

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Draft Card

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

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Kestner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kestner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kestner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kestner in 1944 was 32, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kestner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kestner 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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