Keese Family History

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Keese Name Meaning

German: variant of Kees.

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


Similar surnames: Beese, Kees, Leese, Deese, Geese, Meese, Heese, Keene, Beene, Reese

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Keese Family Origin

Where is the Keese family from?

Keese Family Occupations

What did your Keese ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keese. A less common occupation for the Keese family was Carpenter. The most common Keese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Keese's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Keese Historical Records

What Keese family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keese census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Keese

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Keese. 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 Keese. For the veterans among your Keese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keese Life Expectancy

What is the average Keese lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Keese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Keese in 1947 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keese 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.

Famous Keese Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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