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Kerekes Name Meaning

Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary): metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright, from kerék ‘wheel’ a derivative of kerek ‘round’.

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


Similar surnames: Kerker, Berkes, Kerestes, Kreke, Kirkes, Perkes, Keeler, Kertes

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Kerekes Family Origin

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Kerekes Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kerekes occupation in the USA was Painter. 100% of Kerekes's were Painters.

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  • Painter

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Kerekes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kerekes Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kerekes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kerekes in 1940 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerekes 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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