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

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  • Iron Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Wool Winder

    6%
  • Alms

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kilday family was Alms. Iron Miner, Labourer and Wool Winder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilday. The most common Kilday occupation in the UK was Iron Miner. 6% of Kilday's were Iron Miners.

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Kilday Historical Records

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Kilday Life Expectancy

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