Killens Family History

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Killens Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Killen, with English patronymic -s.

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

Similar surnames: Killips, Cullens, Hillen, Millen, Skillen, Illes, Mullens, Gillen

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Killens Family Origin

Where is the Killens family from?

Killens Family Occupations

What did your Killens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Killens occupation in the UK was Boilermaker. 33% of Killens's were Boilermakers. Boilermaker and Coal Merchant Employing 1 Boy were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Killens. A less common occupation for the Killens family was General Lab.

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  • Boilermaker

  • Coal Merchant Employing 1 Boy

  • General Lab


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Killens ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Killens Historical Records

What Killens family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Killens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Killens 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Killens. 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 432 military records available for the last name Killens. For the veterans among your Killens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Killens Life Expectancy

What is the average Killens lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Killens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Killens in 1951 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Killens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Killens 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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