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Keeley Family History

Keeley Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caollaidhe ‘descendant of Caollaidhe’, a personal name based on caol ‘slender’, ‘graceful’.English: variant of Keighley.Americanized spelling of German Kühle, variant of Kühl (see Kuhl) or of Kühling (see Keeling).

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

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65,723 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,902 Military Records
6,254 Immigration Records
56,439 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Keeley Families

  • Number of Keeley families
     80 - 157
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Keeley families
     155 - 307
     52 - 154
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Keeley families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Keeley Family Origin

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Keeley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Keeley

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Keeley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Keeley Civil War Service Records

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