Kelsay Family History

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Kelsay Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Kelsey.

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


Similar surnames: Kelsey, Kelman, Kelley, Kelsoe, Kelner, Kean, Selvey, Felman, Keay

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Kelsay Family Origin

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Kelsay Family Occupations

What did your Kelsay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kelsay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kelsay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelsay family was Stone Cutter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelsay.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Stone Cutter

    6%

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

Kelsay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kelsay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelsay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kelsay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kelsay. 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 Kelsay. For the veterans among your Kelsay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kelsay Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelsay lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kelsay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kelsay in 1954 was 54, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelsay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelsay 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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