Kielty Family History

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Kielty Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoilte, ‘descendant of Caoilte’, a personal name, probably based on caol ‘slender’, though ‘hard’ has been suggested.

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


Similar surnames: Keeley, Kiely, Kelly, Kiel, Kirby, Kilby, Welty, Killey, Felty, Field

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Kielty Family Origin

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Kielty Family Occupations

What did your Kielty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kielty family was Painter R.R. Labourer. The most common Kielty occupation in the USA was Catholic Priest. 20% of Kielty's were Catholic Priests. Catholic Priest, Farmer and House Keeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kielty.

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  • Catholic Priest

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • House Keeping

    20%
  • Painter R.R. Labourer

    20%

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

Kielty Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kielty Life Expectancy

What is the average Kielty lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kielty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kielty in 1944 was 21, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kielty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kielty 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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