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Killough Family History

Killough Name Meaning
Northern Irish variant of a Scottish surname, probably Killock, which is from the village of Killoch in Ayrshire. The possibility that it is a variant of Kelloch (see Kellogg) cannot be ruled out.

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

79,412 Historical Documents with Killough on Ancestry.com
13,824 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,518 Military Records
759 Immigration Records
8,307 Census and Voter Lists
54,004 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Killough Families

  • Number of Killough families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Killough families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Killough families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Killough census records

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Killough Family Origin

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Killough Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Killough

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Killough Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Killough census records

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Killough Civil War Service Records

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