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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. German expressionist painter (1880-1938)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kirchner

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is a President of Argentina, First Lady of Argentina, National Senator of Argentina, National Deputy of Argentina, First Ladies, Gentlemen of Argentina, Argentine Senate, and Argentine Chamber of Deputies. Cristina was born on February 19th, 1953 in La Plata.


Néstor Kirchner was a First Gentleman of Argentina, First Ladies, and Gentlemen of Argentina. He was most prominent from 2003 to 2007. Néstor was born on February 25th, 1950 in Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz. He left this life on October 27th, 2010.


Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was an artist in the fields of painting and printmaking. Ernst was born Ernst Ludwig Kirchner on May 6th, 1880 in Aschaffenburg. He passed away on June 15th, 1938.


Jaime Lee Kirchner is an actress. She has been prominent since 2005. Jaime was born Jaime Lee Kirchner on August 23rd, 1981 in Germany.


Cynthia was given the name Cynthia Marie Kirchner on April 21st, 1987 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Corporal was born on September 7th, 1957 in Chicago.


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Popularity of Kirchner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kirchner U.S.
  White 95.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kirchner

People with the last name Kirchner are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kirchner

  • How Popular is the name Kirchner? As a last name Kirchner was the 3,554th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kirchner? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kirchner was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kirchner: Your name in reverse order is Renhcrik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nehikrcr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kirchner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,044 people with the last name Kirchner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kirchner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Kirchner as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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