Keilholtz Family History

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Keilholtz Name Meaning

German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a joiner or cabinet maker, from the name of a woodworking tool derived from Middle High German kil ‘wedge’, ‘peg’. German: nickname for a crude person, from a technical term for knotty wood, which must be worked with a Keil ‘wedge’.

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


Similar surnames: Rebholz, Holtz, Bergholz, Kell, Eichholz, Klotz, Shanholtz, Breinholt

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Keilholtz Family Origin

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Keilholtz Family Occupations

What did your Keilholtz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Keilholtz. 14% of Keilholtz men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Keilholtz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keilholtz were Bookkeeper and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Attendant
    7%
  • 1st Clerk
    3%
  • Bookkeeper
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Keilholtz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Keilholtz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keilholtz 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Keilholtz. 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 263 military records available for the last name Keilholtz. For the veterans among your Keilholtz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keilholtz Life Expectancy

What is the average Keilholtz lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Keilholtz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Keilholtz in 1955 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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