Kehs Family History

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Kehs Name Meaning

Variant of German Käse, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cheese, more often Americanized as Case.

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


Similar surnames: Kuhs, Kees, Kehl, Kehm, Rehm, Deas, Kell, Keas, Kehr, Kes

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Kehs Family Origin

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Kehs Family Occupations

What did your Kehs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kehs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Kehs's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kehs. A less common occupation for the Kehs family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Shoemaker

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Kehs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kehs Life Expectancy

What is the average Kehs lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kehs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Kehs in 1962 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kehs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kehs 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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