Keefner Family History

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Keefner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Küfner, a variant of Küfer (see Kiefer).

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


Similar surnames: Kiefner, Keefer, Keehner, Keiffer, Keene, Heefner, Keeler, Kepner

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Keefner Family Origin

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Keefner Family Occupations

What did your Keefner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Gambler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keefner. The most common Keefner occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Keefner's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Keefner family was Laborer.

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Gambler

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Keefner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keefner Life Expectancy

What is the average Keefner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Keefner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Keefner in 1963 was 71, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keefner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keefner 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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