Killion Family History

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Killion Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Killeen, found chiefly in Westmeath and Roscommon.

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

Similar surnames: Killian, Killin, Dillion, Million, Killmon, Gillion, Bullion, Pillion

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Killion Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Killion name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Killion. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Killion Family Origin

Where is the Killion family from?

Killion Family Occupations

What did your Killion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Killion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Killion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Killion family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killion.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Killion Historical Records

What Killion family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Killion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Killion 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Killion. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Killion. For the veterans among your Killion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Killion Life Expectancy

What is the average Killion lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Killion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Killion in 1944 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Killion 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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