Kilker Family History

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Kilker Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Swiss Kilcher, which is the Alemannic form of Kircher.

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


Similar surnames: Kirker, Kiker, Kiener, Kilzer, Kinder, Kinker, Ficker, Siler, Hilmer

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Kilker Family Origin

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Kilker Family Occupations

What did your Kilker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Domestic (unpaid) were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kilker. 25% of Kilker men worked as a Builders Labourer and 34% of Kilker women worked as a Domestic (unpaid). Some less common occupations for Americans named Kilker were Private Secretary and Paid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    25%
  • Farm Labourer H W
    25%
  • Pickskorel Labourer Hard
    25%
  • Private Secretary
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic (unpaid)
    34%
  • Factory Hand Heavy Worker
    34%
  • Paid Domestic
    34%

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

Kilker Historical Records

What Kilker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kilker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilker 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Kilker. 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 410 military records available for the last name Kilker. For the veterans among your Kilker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilker Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kilker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kilker in 1961 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilker 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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