Kilkelly Family History

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Kilkelly Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ceallaigh ‘son of the devotee of (Saint) Ceallach’ (see Kelly).

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


Similar surnames: Kilkenny, Miskelly, Kelly, O'kelly, Miskell, Kielty, Kinsella, Pilkey

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Kilkelly Family Origin

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Kilkelly Family Occupations

What did your Kilkelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Domestic Duties and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kilkelly. 17% of Kilkelly men worked as a Colliery Domestic Duties and 45% of Kilkelly women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kilkelly were General Labourer and Driller Aircraft

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Domestic Duties
    17%
  • Dock Labourer
    17%
  • Folding Machine Op Aircraft
    17%
  • General Labourer
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Amusements Cateress Cashier
    12%
  • Doctor (school Medical Off)
    12%
  • Driller Aircraft
    12%

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

Kilkelly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kilkelly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilkelly 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 Kilkelly. 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 566 military records available for the last name Kilkelly. For the veterans among your Kilkelly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilkelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilkelly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kilkelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kilkelly in 1962 was 77, and 48 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilkelly

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