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Kilts Family History

Kilts Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Kilz, a habitational name from a place named Kilz, or possibly from a field name, possibly of Slavic origin (see Kilzer).

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

25,502 Historical Documents with Kilts on Ancestry.com
2,476 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
722 Military Records
82 Immigration Records
4,980 Census and Voter Lists
17,242 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kilts Families

  • Number of Kilts families
     41 - 80
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kilts families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kilts families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kilts census records

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Kilts Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kilts families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Kilts Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kilts families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kilts

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kilts Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kilts census records

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Kilts Civil War Service Records

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