Kilcoyne Family History

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Kilcoyne Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chaoin ‘son of the servant of St. Caoin’ or ‘son of the gentle lad’. Caoin is a personal name or adjective meaning ‘gentle’.

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


Similar surnames: Kilfoyle, Kilroy, Kilbane, Kilbride, Coyne, Mcloone, Milloy, Giacone

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Kilcoyne Family Origin

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Kilcoyne Family Occupations

What did your Kilcoyne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kilcoyne. 34% of Kilcoyne men worked as a General Labourer and 85% of Kilcoyne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kilcoyne were Plasterer and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    34%
  • Farm Labourer
    27%
  • Agricultural Worker
    14%
  • Plasterer
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    85%
  • Incapacitated
    6%
  • Cotton Weaver
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    6%

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

Kilcoyne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kilcoyne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilcoyne 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kilcoyne. 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 Kilcoyne. For the veterans among your Kilcoyne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilcoyne Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilcoyne lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kilcoyne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kilcoyne in 1956 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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