Kilday Family History

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Kilday Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Dhé ‘son of the servant of God’, from Dia ‘God’. The name originated with a monastic family in Donegal in the 11th century and has always been more or less confined to northwestern Ireland, where it is usually written Kildea.

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

Similar surnames: Kilroy, Keady, Kirby, Gilday, Kilian, Kallay, Killey, Dilday, Alday

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Kilday Family Origin

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Kilday Family Occupations

What did your Kilday 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 Kilday. 72% of Kilday women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

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

Kilday Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kilday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilday 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kilday. 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 Kilday. For the veterans among your Kilday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilday Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilday lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kilday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kilday in 1958 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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