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Kiplinger Family History

Kiplinger Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Kiblinger, Koppinger, Keplinger, Kittinger, Klinger, Oplinger

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Where is the Kiplinger family from?

You can see how Kiplinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kiplinger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kiplinger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Kiplinger families living in Ohio. This was about 54% of all the recorded Kiplinger's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kiplinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kiplinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kiplinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kiplinger. 21% of Kiplinger men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Kiplinger women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kiplinger were Mechanic and Practical Nursing.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Mechanic
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    37%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Practical Nursing
    19%
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What Kiplinger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kiplinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kiplinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 156 immigration records available for the last name Kiplinger. 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 Cards

There are 411 military records available for the last name Kiplinger. For the veterans among your Kiplinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kiplinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kiplinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kiplinger in 1962 was 72, and 61 in 2004.

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