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Kuehnel Family History

Kuehnel Name Meaning

German (Kühnel): from a pet form of the personal name Kuno a short form of Konrad .

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


Similar surnames: Kuehnl, Koehnen, Kuehnert, Kuennen, Kuenzel, Kuehn, Kuhner, Kuhnel

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Where is the Kuehnel family from?

You can see how Kuehnel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuehnel family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Kuehnel families living in Wisconsin. This was about 23% of all the recorded Kuehnel's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kuehnel families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuehnel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuehnel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Mechanic and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kuehnel. 29% of Kuehnel men worked as a Mechanic and 60% of Kuehnel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuehnel were Laborer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Mechanic
    29%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 898 census records available for the last name Kuehnel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuehnel 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 418 immigration records available for the last name Kuehnel. 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 445 military records available for the last name Kuehnel. For the veterans among your Kuehnel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuehnel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kuehnel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kuehnel in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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