Kivi Family History

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Kivi Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic or ornamental name from kivi ‘stone’, ‘rock’. As a topographic name this dates back to the 16th century; it was also adopted during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries by Finns with Swedish surnames, especially those formed with Swedish sten ‘stone’, such as Stenvall, Stenroos, and Stenberg. Kivi is sometimes a shortened form of various other Finnish names formed with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Kari, Kimm, Niva, Kidd, Kind, Kava, Ravi, Siri, Kitz, Nii

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Kivi Family Origin

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Kivi Family Occupations

What did your Kivi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kivi. 36% of Kivi men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Kivi women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kivi were Salesman and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Housemaid
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • House Work
    23%

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

Kivi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kivi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kivi 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 824 immigration records available for the last name Kivi. 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 295 military records available for the last name Kivi. For the veterans among your Kivi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kivi Life Expectancy

What is the average Kivi lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kivi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kivi in 1945 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

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