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Kinghorn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kinghorn in Fife. This is recorded as Kyngorn in 1374; it is named in Gaelic from ceann ‘head’, ‘height’ + gronna ‘bog’. The modern spelling is the result of folk etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Kilgore, Kingdon, Kington, Kingston, Anhorn, Kingham, Cleghorn

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Kinghorn Family Origin

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Kinghorn Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farm Servant

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Kinghorn occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Kinghorn's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinghorn. A less common occupation for the Kinghorn family was Joiner.

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Kinghorn Life Expectancy

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