Keef Family History

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Keef Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Keefe.

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

Similar surnames: Keefe, Keel, Kee, Key, Teer, Nee, Keels, Bee, Keen, Keep

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Keef Family Origin

Where is the Keef family from?

Keef Family Occupations

What did your Keef ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keef. The most common Keef occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Keef's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keef family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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

Keef Historical Records

What Keef family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Keef Life Expectancy

What is the average Keef lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Keef life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Keef in 1958 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keef

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keef 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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