Kilgore Family History

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Kilgore Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kilgour in Fife, named in Gaelic as ‘goat wood’, from coille ‘wood’ + gobhar, gabhar ‘goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilmore, Killgore, Kilgo, Gilmore, Blore, Kingsmore, Elmore, Skidmore

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Kilgore Family Origin

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Kilgore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilgore. The most common Kilgore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Kilgore's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kilgore family was Laborer.

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Kilgore Historical Records

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Kilgore Life Expectancy

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