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Kilby Family History

Kilby Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Cilebi. It was probably originally named with the Old English elements cild (see Child) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Compare Chilton. The second element was then replaced some time after the Danish invasions by the Old Norse form býr.

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

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62,171 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,361 Military Records
2,752 Immigration Records
45,354 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kilby Families

  • Number of Kilby families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kilby families
     150 - 297
     51 - 149
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kilby families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kilby Family Origin

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Kilby Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kilby

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Kilby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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