Kirklin Family History

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Kirklin Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of English Kirkland. Alternatively, a respelling of German Kerkeling, a Low German form of Kirchner.

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


Similar surnames: Karlin, Kerlin, Larkin, Kirkham, Killin, Nicklin, Kirkman, Kirlin

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Kirklin Family Origin

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Kirklin Family Occupations

What did your Kirklin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirklin. A less common occupation for the Kirklin family was Laborer. The most common Kirklin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Kirklin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Kirklin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kirklin Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirklin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kirklin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kirklin in 1943 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirklin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirklin 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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