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Killoran Family History

Killoran Name Meaning

Irish (Sligo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Luaighrinn ‘son of a devotee of (Saint) Luaighreann’ a Sligo saint.

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


Similar surnames: Gilleran, Gilligan, Killen, Halloran, Killoren, Killian, Cloran

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Where is the Killoran family from?

You can see how Killoran families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Killoran family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Killoran families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 22 Killoran families living in Massachusetts. This was about 17% of all the recorded Killoran's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Killoran families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Killoran surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Killoran ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Killoran. 20% of Killoran men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Killoran women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Killoran were Machinist and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Fisherman
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Killoran. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Killoran. For the veterans among your Killoran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Killoran lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Killoran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Killoran in 1952 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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