Keilman Family History

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Keilman Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a wedge-shaped piece of land, from Keil 1 + -man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Beilman, Zeilman, Kelman, Sellman, Kellman, Kerzman, Kilman, Wellman

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Keilman Family Origin

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Keilman Family Occupations

What did your Keilman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dealer and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keilman. The most common Keilman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Keilman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keilman family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Dealer

  • Farm

  • Farm Laborer


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

Keilman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keilman Life Expectancy

What is the average Keilman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Keilman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Keilman in 1951 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keilman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keilman 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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