Kildow Family History

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Kildow Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Kilduff. In the modern pronunciation of Irish Gaelic, final -bh is often silent.

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


Similar surnames: Kilday, Kilroy, Muldrow, Bilow, Dillow, Pillow, Waldow, Kilmon, Kilgo

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Kildow Family Origin

Where is the Kildow family from?

Kildow Family Occupations

What did your Kildow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kildow family was Keeping House. The most common Kildow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kildow's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kildow.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Kildow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Kildow

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kildow. 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 Kildow. For the veterans among your Kildow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kildow Life Expectancy

What is the average Kildow lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kildow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kildow in 1954 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kildow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kildow 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.

Famous Kildow Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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