Killen Family History

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Killen Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coilín ‘son of Colin’. According to MacLysaght, the name was that of a gallowglass family from Scotland taken to Ireland by the O’Donnells.

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


Similar surnames: Killeen, Gillen, Killin, Millen, Gallen, Billen, Hillen, Kilen

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Killen Family Origin

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Killen Family Occupations

What did your Killen ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Employee

    9%
  • Farmer Son

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%

In 1881, Farmer, Employee and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killen. The most common Killen occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Killen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Killen family was Labourer.

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Killen Historical Records

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Killen Life Expectancy

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