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Keas Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch or German Kies .

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


Similar surnames: Kees, Keal, Teas, Reas, Neas, Beas, Klas, Kehs, Leas, Deal

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Where is the Keas family from?

You can see how Keas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Keas families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Keas families living in Kentucky. This was about 67% of all the recorded Keas's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Keas families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Keas. 29% of Keas men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Keas women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keas were Merchant and Teacher. .

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Merchant
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    29%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • Teacher
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keas 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Keas. 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 567 military records available for the last name Keas. For the veterans among your Keas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keas lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Keas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Keas in 1962 was 68, and 99 in 2004.

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