Killam Family History

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Killam Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the English habitational name Kil(l)ham, from places in Northumberland and East Yorkshire, so named from Old English cylnum ‘(at) the kilns’, dative plural of cyln.

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


Similar surnames: Kellam, Hallam, Fullam, Ballam, Kallam, Gillham, Silla, Villa, Millam

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Killam Family Origin

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Killam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Student

    17%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farmer Son

    3%

In 1881, the most common Killam occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Killam's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killam. A less common occupation for the Killam family was Farmer Son.

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Killam Historical Records

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Killam Life Expectancy

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