Kise Family History

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Kise Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of four farmsteads named Kise, from Old Norse Kísi, which is probably related to German Kies ‘gravel’.

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

Similar surnames: Kile, Rise, Kice, Kipe, Wise, Kuse, Aase, Dise, Kime, Kase

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Kise Family Origin

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Kise Family Occupations

What did your Kise ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kise. 13% of Kise men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Kise women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kise were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cigar Maker
  • Housekeeper

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

Kise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kise 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Kise. 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 860 military records available for the last name Kise. For the veterans among your Kise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kise Life Expectancy

What is the average Kise lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Kise in 1957 was 47, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kise 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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