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Kilbride Family History

Kilbride Name Meaning
Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Brighde (Irish) or Mac Gille Brighde (Scottish) ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Brigit’, more often Anglicized as McBride. The name Brighid (modern Brigit) means ‘exalted’. Brighid was probably originally a pagan fire goddess, many of whose attributes became attached to the historical figure of St. Brigit of Kildare (452–523), founder of the first Irish convent.Scottish: habitational name from any of the various places with this name, from Gaelic cill Bríghde ‘church of St. Brigit’ (cill being from Latin cella ‘room’, ‘cell’).

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

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Name Distribution of Kilbride Families

  • Number of Kilbride families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kilbride families
     53 - 103
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kilbride families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kilbride Family Origin

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Kilbride Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kilbride

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Kilbride Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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