Killelea Family History

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Killelea Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Killilea.

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

Similar surnames: Killilea, Villella, Killmer, Killey, Illsley, Millea, Killoren

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Killelea Family Origin

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Killelea Family Occupations

What did your Killelea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Killelea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Killelea's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killelea. A less common occupation for the Killelea family was Boilermaker Keeping Bachelors Hall.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boilermaker Keeping Bachelors Hall


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

Killelea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Killelea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Killelea 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 588 immigration records available for the last name Killelea. 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 814 military records available for the last name Killelea. For the veterans among your Killelea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Killelea Life Expectancy

What is the average Killelea lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Killelea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Killelea in 1943 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Killelea

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