Kilmer Family History

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Kilmer Name Meaning

German: variant of Gilmer, from the medieval personal name Gildemir or Gilmar.

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


Similar surnames: Gilmer, Wilmer, Kimmer, Hilmer, Kilzer, Killmer, Kilber, Dimmer

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Kilmer Family Origin

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Kilmer Family Occupations

What did your Kilmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Winding Engine and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kilmer. 8% of Kilmer men worked as a Colliery Winding Engine and 53% of Kilmer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kilmer were Edementary School Teacher and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Winding Engine
    8%
  • Company Infector
    8%
  • Craf Metal Breaker
    8%
  • Edementary School Teacher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Headmistress Elementary Infants School
    6%
  • Hotel Reception Clerk (retired)
    6%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    6%

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

Kilmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Kilmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilmer 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 Kilmer. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kilmer. For the veterans among your Kilmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilmer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kilmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kilmer in 1944 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilmer 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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