Kienast Family History

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Kienast Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: topographic name from the Slavic element chojnasti ‘rich in conifers’ (hence the place name Kynast, which could also be a source of the surname). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Kiene ‘pine’ + Ast ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Kienbaum, Nast, Dienst, Kiener, Kast, Kleist, Neinast, Viegas, Hengst

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Kienast Family Origin

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Kienast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Coachman

    11%
  • Machinest

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Kienast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kienast's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kienast family was Machinest. Farmer, Brick Mason and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kienast.

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Kienast Historical Records

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Kienast Life Expectancy

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