Kisner Family History

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Kisner Name Meaning

German: variant of Kistner.

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

Similar surnames: Kister, Kesner, Risner, Kiener, Misner, Kasner, Kinner, Wisner

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Kisner Family Origin

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Kisner Family Occupations

What did your Kisner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kisner. 26% of Kisner men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kisner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kisner were Salesman and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Waitress
  • Operator

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

Kisner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kisner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kisner 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 738 immigration records available for the last name Kisner. 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 Kisner. For the veterans among your Kisner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kisner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kisner lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kisner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kisner in 1942 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kisner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kisner 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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