Kilgus Family History

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Kilgus Name Meaning

German: from an altered form of the personal name Kilius, a Latinate form of Kilian.

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

Similar surnames: Klus, Nilges, Klaus, Hils, Kalmus, Milius, Dittus, Vilas, Wilms

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Kilgus Family Origin

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Kilgus Family Occupations

What did your Kilgus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilgus. The most common Kilgus occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Kilgus's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Kilgus family was Laborer.

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  • Baker

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Kilgus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kilgus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilgus census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 507 immigration records available for the last name Kilgus. 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 599 military records available for the last name Kilgus. For the veterans among your Kilgus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilgus Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilgus lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kilgus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kilgus in 1949 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilgus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilgus 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.

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