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Kethcart Family History

Kethcart Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kithcart, Cathcart, Kephart, Kiphart, De Hart, Kothari, Denhart

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Where is the Kethcart family from?

You can see how Kethcart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kethcart family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kethcart families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Kethcart families living in Maryland. This was about 75% of all the recorded Kethcart's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Kethcart families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kethcart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kethcart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Hand was the top reported job for people in the US named Kethcart. 50% of Kethcart men worked as a Farm Hand.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Hand
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 368 census records available for the last name Kethcart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kethcart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9 immigration records available for the last name Kethcart. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 43 military records available for the last name Kethcart. For the veterans among your Kethcart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kethcart lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Kethcart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kethcart in 1963 was 75, and 80 in 2002.

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