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Kirkpatrick Name Meaning

Scottish and North Irish: habitational name from any of various places so called from the dedication of their church (see Kirk) to St. Patrick. The order of the elements is the result of Gaelic influence.

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

Similar surnames: Kilpatrick, Patrick, Kirkbride, Fitzpatrick, Mckittrick, Gilpatrick

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Kirkpatrick Family Origin

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Kirkpatrick Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kirkpatrick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kirkpatrick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kirkpatrick family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkpatrick.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Kirkpatrick Historical Records

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Kirkpatrick Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Kirkpatrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kirkpatrick in 1941 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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