Kite Family History

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Kite Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from Middle English kete, kyte ‘kite’ (the bird of prey; Old English c¯ta), a nickname for a fierce or rapacious person.

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

Similar surnames: Kitt, Kirk, Wire, Kyte, Tite, Tate, Kitts, Crite, Kiel, Hite

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Kite Family Origin

Where is the Kite family from?

Kite Family Occupations

What did your Kite ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kite occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 14% of Kite's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Kite family was Taner. Farm Labourer, Farmer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kite.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Taner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kite ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kite Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Kite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kite 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Kite. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Kite. For the veterans among your Kite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kite Life Expectancy

What is the average Kite lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kite in 1945 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kite 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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