Kilvington Family History

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Kilvington Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Billington, Pilkington, Elvington, Millington, Yelvington, Allington

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Kilvington Family Origin

Where is the Kilvington family from?

Kilvington Family Occupations

What did your Kilvington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kilvington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Kilvington's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilvington. A less common occupation for the Kilvington family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Kilvington | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Kilvington Historical Records

What Kilvington family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kilvington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilvington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kilvington

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kilvington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Kilvington. For the veterans among your Kilvington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilvington Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilvington lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kilvington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kilvington in 1958 was 41, and 98 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilvington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilvington 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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