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Kilroy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh ‘son of the red-haired lad’. Compare Roy 1.

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

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Kilroy Family Origin

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Kilroy Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Kilroy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Kilroy's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilroy. A less common occupation for the Kilroy family was Carpenter.

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Kilroy Life Expectancy

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