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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


Similar surnames: Gilroy, Kilday, Milloy, Gilboy, Mulroy, Kirby, Kielty, Milroy, Kildow

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Kilroy Family Origin

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Kilroy Family Occupations

What did your Kilroy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Kilroy Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kilroy ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kilroy Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilroy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Kilroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kilroy in 1943 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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