Killey Family History

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Killey Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Irish Kiley (see Kiely) or Swiss Kille(r), variants of Kilian or derivatives of the Germanic personal name Gelther (cognate with modern (ver)gelten ‘to repay’).

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


Similar surnames: Cilley, Dilley, Tilley, Gilley, Kille, Gulley, Kirley, Willey, Gille

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Killey Family Origin

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Killey Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Lead Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Lead Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killey. The most common Killey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Killey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Killey family was Farmer.

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Killey Historical Records

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Killey Life Expectancy

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