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Killings Name Meaning

German: from Killing, a variant of Kilian or Kille (see Killey). Possibly an altered form of Swiss German Külling, a variant of Küllig, itself a derivative of Kille (see Killey), or a topographic name from South German gülle ‘swamp’, ‘dung puddle’.

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


Similar surnames: Pilling, Stillings, Dilling, Kolling, Killin, Killinger, Riling

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Killings Family Origin

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Killings Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hotel Waiter

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Waiter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killings. The most common Killings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Killings's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Killings family was Laborer.

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Killings Life Expectancy

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