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

What did your Kilner ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • File Cutter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Kilner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kilner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kilner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kilner. For the veterans among your Kilner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kilner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kilner in 1962 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilner 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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