Killinger Family History

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Killinger Name Meaning

habitational name from Killingen, a place near Ellwangen (Baden-Württemberg), thought to be so named from association with Saint Kilian. from a short form of a Germanic personal name cognate with Gilbert (see Killey).

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

Similar surnames: Dillinger, Fillinger, Kitzinger, Kittinger, Kitelinger, Killings

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Killinger Family Origin

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Killinger Family Occupations

What did your Killinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Killinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Killinger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killinger. A less common occupation for the Killinger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Killinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Killinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Killinger 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 853 immigration records available for the last name Killinger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Killinger. For the veterans among your Killinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Killinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Killinger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Killinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Killinger in 1947 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Killinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Killinger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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