Keddy Family History

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Keddy Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Adaidh, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Adam. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conduibh (see McAdoo).

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

Similar surnames: Keady, Leddy, Reddy, Huddy, Roddy, Keary, Reidy, Duddy, Deady, Eddy

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Keddy Family Origin

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Keddy Family Occupations

What did your Keddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keddy occupation in the USA was Cattle Dealer. 25% of Keddy's were Cattle Dealers. A less common occupation for the Keddy family was Laborer. Cattle Dealer, Gardener and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keddy.

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  • Cattle Dealer

  • Gardener

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Keddy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Keddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keddy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Keddy. 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 948 military records available for the last name Keddy. For the veterans among your Keddy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keddy Life Expectancy

What is the average Keddy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Keddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Keddy in 1945 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keddy

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