History of your Surname
Get access to Kille family records.Start a free trial

Kille Family History

Kille Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): variant of Kill . German: variant of Kilian .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pille, Hille, Mille, Gille, Kill, Dille, Ille, Killey, Tilley, Kile

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Kille family from?

You can see how Kille families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kille family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kille families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Kille families living in New Jersey. This was about 67% of all the recorded Kille's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Kille families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kille surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kille ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kille. 18% of Kille men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Kille women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kille were Farm Laborer and Housework. .

View Census Data for Kille | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Manager
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • House Keeper
  • Clerk
  • Housework
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Kille family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kille. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kille census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Kille

Passenger Lists

There are 546 immigration records available for the last name Kille. 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.

View all Kille immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kille. For the veterans among your Kille ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kille military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kille family history

Discover More

What is the average Kille lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kille in 1946 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kille

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Kille family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Kille last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial