Kilfoyle Family History

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Kilfoyle Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil, patronymic from the personal name Giolla Phóil ‘servant of (Saint) Paul’.

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

Similar surnames: Guilfoyle, Kilcoyne, Kilbride, Gilmore, Kilcullen, Kilroy, Gilhooly

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Kilfoyle Family Origin

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Kilfoyle Family Occupations

What did your Kilfoyle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kilfoyle. 49% of Kilfoyle men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Kilfoyle women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kilfoyle were Cadusda and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Buffer
  • Cadusda

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmerette
  • School Teacher
  • Student

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

Kilfoyle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kilfoyle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilfoyle 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 Kilfoyle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 571 military records available for the last name Kilfoyle. For the veterans among your Kilfoyle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kilfoyle Life Expectancy

What is the average Kilfoyle lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kilfoyle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kilfoyle in 1956 was 38, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kilfoyle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kilfoyle 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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