Kilburn Family History

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Kilburn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire or one in Derbyshire, both of uncertain etymology. They are possibly named from an Old English personal name Cylla or Old English cyl(e)n ‘kiln’ + burna ‘stream’. The place of this name in London has apparently not contributed to the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Milburn, Colburn, Wilburn, Tilbury, Winburn, Hilburn, Bilbro

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Kilburn Family Origin

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Kilburn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilburn. The most common Kilburn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Kilburn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kilburn family was Carpenter.

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Kilburn Life Expectancy

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