Killin Family History

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Killin Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps a habitational name from Killin in Perthshire. Irish: variant of Killeen. According to Reaney and Wilson, a variant of Killing, a habitational name from Kelling in Norfolk or Nunkeeling in Humberside.

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

Similar surnames: Killian, Dillon, Killen, Killion, Millen, Ballin, Skillen, Gillin

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Killin Family Origin

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Killin Family Occupations

What did your Killin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Killin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Lab. 3% of Killin's were Agricultural Labs. A less common occupation for the Killin family was Che. Work Furnace Man. Agricultural Lab, Baker and Butcher Master Employing 3 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killin.

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  • Agricultural Lab

  • Baker

  • Butcher Master Employing 3 Men

  • Che. Work Furnace Man


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

Killin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Killin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Killin 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 944 immigration records available for the last name Killin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Killin. For the veterans among your Killin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Killin Life Expectancy

What is the average Killin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Killin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Killin in 1954 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Killin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Killin 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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