Keels Family History

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Keels Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of Kegel.

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


Similar surnames: Neels, Keel, Lees, Geels, Reels, Keef, Kezele, Hees, Kees, Keefe

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Keels Family Origin

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Keels Family Occupations

What did your Keels ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keels. The most common Keels occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Keels's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keels family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Farms

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Keels Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keels Life Expectancy

What is the average Keels lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Keels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Keels in 1947 was 59, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keels

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keels 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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