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

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Kehs Family Origin

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Kehs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Shoemaker

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

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Kehs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kehs

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