Keelin Family History

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Keelin Name Meaning

Variant of Irish or English Keeling.

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

Similar surnames: Keeling, Keelen, Kerlin, Keeley, Keel, Keele, Keeler, Yellin, Killin

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Keelin Family Origin

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Keelin Family Occupations

What did your Keelin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keelin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Keelin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keelin. A less common occupation for the Keelin family was Captain Of Vessel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Captain Of Vessel


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

Keelin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keelin Life Expectancy

What is the average Keelin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Keelin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Keelin in 1960 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keelin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keelin 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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