Keary Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha (from a personal name based on ciar ‘black’), now generally Anglicized as Carey.

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

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Keary Family Origin

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Keary Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • At Home

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keary. A less common occupation for the Keary family was Keeping House. The most common Keary occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Keary's were Farmers.

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Keary Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Keary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Keary in 1952 was 26, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keary

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