Kealy Family History

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Kealy Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Keeley. Americanized spelling of German Kühle, variant of Kühl (see Kuhl).

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

Similar surnames: Kealey, Keal, Sealy, Keely, Dealy, Keel, Kerley, Mealy, Fealy, Keagy

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Kealy Family Origin

Where is the Kealy family from?

Kealy Family Occupations

What did your Kealy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kealy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Kealy's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kealy. A less common occupation for the Kealy family was Miller.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Miller


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kealy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kealy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Kealy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kealy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kealy. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kealy. For the veterans among your Kealy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kealy Life Expectancy

What is the average Kealy lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kealy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kealy in 1941 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kealy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kealy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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