Kiener Family History

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Kiener Name Meaning

South German: inflected form of Kiene. Swiss German: nickname derived from the dialect verb chienen ‘to whimper’. Variant spelling of Keiner.

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

Similar surnames: Kiene, Kinner, Biener, Diener, Kiefer, Kiner, Karner, Kisner, Kieser

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Kiener Family Origin

Where is the Kiener family from?

Kiener Family Occupations

What did your Kiener ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kiener. 20% of Kiener men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kiener women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kiener were Machinist and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer Typist
  • Student Nurse
  • Waitress

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

Kiener Historical Records

What Kiener family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kiener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiener 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 819 immigration records available for the last name Kiener. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kiener. For the veterans among your Kiener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kiener Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiener lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kiener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kiener in 1952 was 40, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiener 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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