Keidel Family History

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Keidel Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German kil ‘wedge’, applied as a nickname for a ruffian or someone who was misshapen.

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


Similar surnames: Keitel, Reidel, Keil, Seidel, Geidel, Weidel, Keifer, Speidel, Meisel

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Keidel Family Origin

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Keidel Family Occupations

What did your Keidel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keidel family was Farmer. Grocer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keidel. The most common Keidel occupation in the USA was Grocer. 9% of Keidel's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

    9%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

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

Keidel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keidel Life Expectancy

What is the average Keidel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Keidel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Keidel in 1962 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keidel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keidel 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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