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Kindler Surname Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of the obsolete verb kindeln ‘to give birth’ or for a helper in the process. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Kind ‘child’ + the agent suffix -ler most likely an occupational name for a schoolteacher.

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


Similar surnames: Kinder, Kandler, Zindler, Rindler, Kensler, Winkler, Tendler, Lindner

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Where is the Kindler family from?

You can see how Kindler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kindler family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kindler families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Kindler families living in Durham. This was about 34% of all the recorded Kindler's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Kindler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kindler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kindler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kindler. 100% of Kindler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kindler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kindler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kindler. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kindler. For the veterans among your Kindler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kindler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kindler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kindler in 1951 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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