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Keeling Name Meaning

Irish: see Keeley. English: nickname from Middle English keling ‘young codfish’. Americanized spelling of German Kühling, a patronymic from Colo, probably a short form of an old personal name meaning ‘helmet’.

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


Similar surnames: Teeling, Peeling, Emling, Helling, Welling, Keesling, Deering

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Keeling Family Origin

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Keeling Family Occupations

What did your Keeling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keeling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Keeling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keeling family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keeling.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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Keeling Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Keeling ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Keeling Life Expectancy

What is the average Keeling lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Keeling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keeling in 1942 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

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