Kilber Family History

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Kilber Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a sheep breeder, from kilber ‘female lamb’.

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


Similar surnames: Silber, Kelber, Kolber, Koller, Kelter, Kilner, Kilzer, Kolter

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Kilber Family Origin

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Kilber Family Occupations

What did your Kilber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kilber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kilber's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilber. A less common occupation for the Kilber family was Physician-Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Miner

    17%
  • Physician-Farmer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kilber ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kilber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kilber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kilber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kilber. For the veterans among your Kilber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilber lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Kilber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kilber in 1967 was 87, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilber ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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