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Kilman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish kil ‘cool’ + man ‘man’. Scottish: variant of Kelman. Possibly an altered spelling of German Killmann (see Killman).

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


Similar surnames: Kinman, Kelman, Tilman, Kolman, Kielman, Milman, Kulman, Gilman

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Kilman Family Origin

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Kilman Family Occupations

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  • Son

    22%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Joiner

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1881, Son, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kilman. The most common Kilman occupation in Canada was Son. 22% of Kilman's were Sons. A less common occupation for the Kilman family was Laborer.

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Kilman Historical Records

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Kilman Life Expectancy

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