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Kilton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Kilton, probably the one in Somerset, from Old English cylfe ‘club-shaped hill’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’. There are other places similarly named in Nottinghamshire and North Yorkshire (Cleveland), which probably have different etymologies.

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


Similar surnames: Wilton, Hilton, Bilton, Milton, Kirton, Kinton, Tilton, Winton

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Kilton Family Origin

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Kilton Family Occupations

What did your Kilton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farmer & Mariner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilton. The most common Kilton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kilton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kilton family was Agent Of Steamship Line.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer & Mariner

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Agent Of Steamship Line

    4%

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

Kilton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kilton Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilton lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kilton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kilton in 1959 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilton 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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