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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Farms

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

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Keels Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keels

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