Killeen Family History

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Killeen Name Meaning

Irish: from an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Cillín, a pet form of Ceallach (see Kelly). The name was borne by various early Irish saints, including the leader of a 7th-century mission to Franconia and Thuringia, hence the popularity of the personal name Kilian in medieval central Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Killen, Hillen, Millen, Ellen, Gillen, Kneen, Tilley, Killey, Kallen

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Killeen Family Origin

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Killeen Family Occupations

What did your Killeen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Killeen. 38% of Killeen men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Killeen women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Killeen were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    34%
  • H Work
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%

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

Killeen Historical Records

What Killeen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Killeen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Killeen 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Killeen. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Killeen. For the veterans among your Killeen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Killeen Life Expectancy

What is the average Killeen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Killeen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Killeen in 1945 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Killeen

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