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Kinghorn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kinghorn in Fife. This is recorded as Kyngorn in 1374; it is named in Gaelic from ceann ‘head’, ‘height’ + gronna ‘bog’. The modern spelling is the result of folk etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Kilgore, Kingdon, Kington, Kingston, Anhorn, Kingham, Cleghorn

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Kinghorn Family Origin

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Kinghorn Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kinghorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Kinghorn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kinghorn family was Keeping House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinghorn.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Kinghorn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kinghorn Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kinghorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kinghorn in 1955 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinghorn 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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