Keir Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place north of Dunblane in Stirlingshire called Keir.

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


Similar surnames: Ker, Kerr, Kehr, Weir, Wei, Ehr, Keser, Kear, Lear, Keil

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Keir Family Origin

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Keir Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Brass Finisher

    5%

In 1880, the most common Keir occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Keir's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keir family was Brass Finisher. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keir.

Source: Census data for Keir | Data not to scale

Keir Historical Records

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Keir Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Keir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keir in 1954 was 22, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keir

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