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Kilgore Family History

Kilgore Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Kilgour in Fife, named in Gaelic as ‘goat wood’, from coille ‘wood’ + gobhar, gabhar ‘goat’.

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

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93,147 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,198 Military Records
1,981 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Kilgore Families

  • Number of Kilgore families
     83 - 164
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kilgore families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kilgore families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kilgore Family Origin

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Kilgore Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kilgore

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Kilgore Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Kilgore Civil War Service Records

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