Kilts Family History

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Kilts Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kilz, a habitational name from a place named Kilz, or possibly from a field name, possibly of Slavic origin (see Kilzer).

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

Similar surnames: Dilts, Kitts, Hilts, Kyles, Mitts, Vilas, Kitto, Eilts, Milks, Milos

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Kilts Family Origin

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Kilts Family Occupations

What did your Kilts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilts. A less common occupation for the Kilts family was Retired Farmer. The most common Kilts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Kilts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Retired Farmer


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

Kilts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kilts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilts 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 115 immigration records available for the last name Kilts. 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 739 military records available for the last name Kilts. For the veterans among your Kilts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilts Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilts lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kilts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kilts in 1957 was 63, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilts 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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