Keppel Family History

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Keppel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Eppel, Peppel, Pepper, Kappel, Koppel, Appel, Happel, Lepper, Tempel

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Keppel Family Origin

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Keppel Family Occupations

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

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Keppel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Keppel Life Expectancy

What is the average Keppel lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keppel 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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Famous Keppel Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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