Kilgour Family History

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Kilgour Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Kilgore.

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


Similar surnames: Gilmour, Kilgo, Killgore, Igou, Kilbourn, Killmer, Milnor, Kilbourne

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Kilgour Family Origin

Where is the Kilgour family from?

Kilgour Family Occupations

What did your Kilgour ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kilgour occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Kilgour's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilgour. A less common occupation for the Kilgour family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Kilgour | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Kilgour Historical Records

What Kilgour family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kilgour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilgour 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 Kilgour

Passenger List

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

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Kilgour Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilgour lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kilgour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kilgour in 1951 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilgour

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilgour 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 Kilgour Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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