Keator Family History

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Keator Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Küter (see Kuter).

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


Similar surnames: Reagor, Deater, Keeter, Teater, Tator, Keaton, Deaton, Hector, Keylor

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Keator Family Origin

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Keator Family Occupations

What did your Keator ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keator occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Keator's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keator family was Laborer. Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keator.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Cooper

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Keator Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keator. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keator 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Keator. 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 Keator. For the veterans among your Keator ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keator Life Expectancy

What is the average Keator lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Keator life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Keator in 1956 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keator

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keator 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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