Keeffe Family History

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Keeffe Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Keefe.

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


Similar surnames: Keele, O'keeffe, Keefe, Keene, Keeble, Kieffer, Keefner, Keiffer

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Keeffe Family Origin

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Keeffe Family Occupations

What did your Keeffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keeffe family was Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keeffe. The most common Keeffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Keeffe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Miner

    3%

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

Keeffe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keeffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Keeffe lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Keeffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Keeffe in 1943 was 30, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keeffe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keeffe 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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