Kilner Family History

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Kilner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a potter or lime burner, from an agent derivative of Old English cylen(e) ‘kiln’.

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


Similar surnames: Kirner, Milner, Kilzer, Kelner, Finner, Kolter, Kilber, Kiner, Risner

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Kilner Family Origin

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Kilner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • File Cutter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and File Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilner. A less common occupation for the Kilner family was Keeping House. The most common Kilner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Kilner's were Farmers.

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Kilner Historical Records

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Kilner Life Expectancy

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