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Kilburg Name Meaning

Swedish: from any of the various places in Sweden called Kilberg, meaning ‘wedge mountain’. This name is found chiefly in IA.

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

Similar surnames: Kolberg, Milberg, Silberg, Kalberg, Winburn, Halberg, Gilberg

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Where is the Kilburg family from?

You can see how Kilburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kilburg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kilburg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kilburg family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Kilburg's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kilburg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kilburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kilburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kilburg. 40% of Kilburg men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
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What Kilburg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kilburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilburg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 280 immigration records available for the last name Kilburg. 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 Cards

There are 329 military records available for the last name Kilburg. For the veterans among your Kilburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kilburg lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kilburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kilburg in 1959 was 37, and 87 in 2004.

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