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Keiler Name Meaning

occupational name for a maker of wooden pegs and wedges or a woodchopper, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kil ‘wedge’, ‘wooden peg’. possibly a derivative of Geil (see Keil 2).

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


Similar surnames: Seiler, Keisler, Kepler, Kemler, Keller, Beiler, Keeler, Keuler

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Keiler Family Origin

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Keiler Family Occupations

What did your Keiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keiler. The most common Keiler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Keiler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keiler family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Keiler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Keiler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Keiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Keiler in 1962 was 83, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keiler 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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