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Killian Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Killeen, found in counties Clare and Galway. German and Dutch: variant spelling of Kilian.

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


Similar surnames: Kilian, Killin, Killion, Killman, Gillian, Sillman, Kirlin, Zillman

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Killian Family Origin

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Killian Family Occupations

What did your Killian ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killian. A less common occupation for the Killian family was Farming. The most common Killian occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Killian's were Farmers.

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Killian Historical Records

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Killian Life Expectancy

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