Keville Family History

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Keville Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place called Keevil in Wiltshire, recorded in the Domesday book as Chivele, probably from Old English c¯f ‘hollow’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Deville, Neville, Saville, Reville, Linville, Helle, Melville, Kille

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Keville Family Origin

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Keville Family Occupations

What did your Keville ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keville occupation in the USA was At Woolen Mill. 14% of Keville's were At Woolen Mills. A less common occupation for the Keville family was Gardner. At Woolen Mill, Blacksmithing and Chain Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keville.

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  • At Woolen Mill

  • Blacksmithing

  • Chain Maker

  • Gardner


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

Keville Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keville 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Keville. 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 536 military records available for the last name Keville. For the veterans among your Keville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keville Life Expectancy

What is the average Keville lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Keville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Keville in 1954 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keville 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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