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Kyllonen Name Meaning

Finnish (Kyllönen): from the old personal name Kyllä Kylliä or Kyllö ‘someone with something in abundance’ + the surname suffix -nen. Recorded as a hereditary surname since the Middle Ages in Savonia in the east of Finland it spread from there early to Kainuu and northern Ostrobothnia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Tolonen, Salonen, Halonen, Kyllo, Peltonen, Karvonen, Korhonen

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Where is the Kyllonen family from?

You can see how Kyllonen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kyllonen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kyllonen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Kyllonen families living in Minnesota. This was about 27% of all the recorded Kyllonen's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Kyllonen families in 1920.
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What did your Kyllonen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kyllonen. 47% of Kyllonen men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kyllonen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kyllonen were Truck Driver and Assorter. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Servant
    17%
  • Assorter
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kyllonen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kyllonen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 795 immigration records available for the last name Kyllonen. 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 Cards

There are 337 military records available for the last name Kyllonen. For the veterans among your Kyllonen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kyllonen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kyllonen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kyllonen in 1953 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

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