Kill Name Meaning

German and Dutch: possibly from a short form of Kilian. German: habitational name from the village of Kill in the Eifel. Jewish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from Yiddish kil ‘cool’.

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


Similar surnames: Kiel, Kil, Gill, Koll, Dill, Kile, Hill, Nill, Will, Gell

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Kill Family Origin

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Kill Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kill family was Farming. The most common Kill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kill's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kill.

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Kill Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Kill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kill in 1955 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kill

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