Killilea Family History

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Killilea Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Leith ‘son of the gray lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Killen, Killeen, Killelea, Killip, Kimbley, Killion, Millien, Killips

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Killilea Family Origin

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Killilea Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Mattress Maker

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Killilea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Killilea's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Killilea family was Mattress Maker. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killilea.

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Killilea Historical Records

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Killilea Life Expectancy

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