Killeen Family History

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Killeen Name Meaning

Irish: from an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Cillín, a pet form of Ceallach (see Kelly). The name was borne by various early Irish saints, including the leader of a 7th-century mission to Franconia and Thuringia, hence the popularity of the personal name Kilian in medieval central Europe.

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

Similar surnames: Killen, Hillen, Millen, Ellen, Gillen, Kneen, Tilley, Killey, Kallen

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Killeen Family Origin

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Killeen Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Killeen Historical Records

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Killeen Life Expectancy

What is the average Killeen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Killeen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Killeen in 1945 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

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