Killough Family History

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Killough Name Meaning

Northern Irish variant of a Scottish surname, probably Killock, which is from the village of Killoch in Ayrshire. The possibility that it is a variant of Kelloch (see Kellogg) cannot be ruled out.

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

Similar surnames: Kellough, Kellogg, Kimbrough, Gillund, Killings, Keough, Kilgour

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Killough Family Origin

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Killough Family Occupations

What did your Killough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killough. A less common occupation for the Killough family was Works On Farm. The most common Killough occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Killough's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Works On Farm


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

Killough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Killough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Killough 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 923 immigration records available for the last name Killough. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Killough. For the veterans among your Killough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Killough Life Expectancy

What is the average Killough lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Killough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Killough in 1944 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Killough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Killough 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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