Kerfoot Family History

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Kerfoot Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from an unidentified place, perhaps named from Middle English kerr ‘wet ground’ + fote ‘foot’, ‘bottom’ (of a hill).

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

Similar surnames: Root, Crofoot, Telford, Barefoot, Yarwood, Befort, Kroon, Persons

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Kerfoot Family Origin

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Kerfoot Family Occupations

What did your Kerfoot ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker


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

Kerfoot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Kerfoot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerfoot 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kerfoot. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kerfoot. For the veterans among your Kerfoot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kerfoot Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerfoot lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kerfoot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kerfoot in 1954 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerfoot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerfoot 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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