Kilen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Kilen, from the singular definite form (‘the inlet’) of Kile.

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

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Kilen Family Origin

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Kilen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kilen family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilen. The most common Kilen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Kilen's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Kilen | Data not to scale

Kilen Historical Records

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Kilen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Kilen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kilen in 1963 was 83, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilen

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