Kilkelly Family History

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Kilkelly Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ceallaigh ‘son of the devotee of (Saint) Ceallach’ (see Kelly).

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


Similar surnames: Kilkenny, Miskelly, Kelly, O'kelly, Miskell, Kielty, Kinsella, Pilkey

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Kilkelly Family Origin

Where is the Kilkelly family from?

Kilkelly Family Occupations

What did your Kilkelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kilkelly occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 25% of Kilkelly's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason, Laborer and Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilkelly. A less common occupation for the Kilkelly family was Retail Grocer.

View Census data for Kilkelly | Data not to scale

  • Brick Mason

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Labr

    25%
  • Retail Grocer

    25%

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

Kilkelly Historical Records

What Kilkelly family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Kilkelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilkelly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kilkelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kilkelly in 1962 was 77, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilkelly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilkelly 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 Kilkelly Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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