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Keagy Name Meaning

Altered form of Swiss German Kägi or Kägy (see Kaegi ).

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


Similar surnames: Kagy, Heagy, Kenagy, Kealy, Reagh, Geary, Kearn, Keane, Keedy, Keal

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Where is the Keagy family from?

You can see how Keagy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keagy family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Keagy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Keagy families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 80% of all the recorded Keagy's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Keagy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keagy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keagy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Keagy. 22% of Keagy men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Keagy women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keagy were Farm Laborer and Retired. .

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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

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Retired
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keagy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keagy 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Keagy. 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 767 military records available for the last name Keagy. For the veterans among your Keagy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keagy lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Keagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Keagy in 1957 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

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