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Kelty Family History

Kelty Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from the old lands of Keltie near Callander, Perthshire, or from Keltie in Fife.

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

42,156 Historical Documents with Kelty on Ancestry.com
11,772 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,754 Military Records
1,338 Immigration Records
10,713 Census and Voter Lists
16,579 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kelty Families

  • Number of Kelty families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kelty families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kelty families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kelty census records

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Kelty Family Origin

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Kelty Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kelty

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Kelty Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kelty census records

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Kelty Civil War Service Records

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