Keely Family History

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Keely Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Keeley.

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

Similar surnames: Kealy, Keeny, Deely, Keeley, Keel, Feely, Keedy, Keele, Keily, Kiely

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Keely Family Origin

Where is the Keely family from?

Keely Family Occupations

What did your Keely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keely family was Brick Mason. The most common Keely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Keely's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keely.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Mason


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

Keely Historical Records

What Keely family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Keely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keely 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Keely. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Keely. For the veterans among your Keely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keely Life Expectancy

What is the average Keely lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Keely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Keely in 1947 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keely 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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