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Kaminer Surname Meaning

Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): habitational name for someone from any of various places in Poland and Ukraine named with Polish kamień or Ukrainian kamin ‘stone’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kainer, Kreiner, Kempner, Hamiter, Kantner, Kamin, Kemner, Kaiser

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Where is the Kaminer family from?

You can see how Kaminer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaminer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kaminer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Kaminer families living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Kaminer's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Kaminer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaminer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaminer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kaminer. 20% of Kaminer men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kaminer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaminer were Farming and Housework. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kaminer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaminer 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 765 immigration records available for the last name Kaminer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 489 military records available for the last name Kaminer. For the veterans among your Kaminer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaminer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kaminer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kaminer in 1949 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

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