Kiely Family History

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Kiely Name Meaning

Americanized form of Ó Cadhla ‘descendant of Cadhla’, a personal name meaning ‘graceful’. variant of Keeley.

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


Similar surnames: Kielty, Kiel, Keely, Ziel, Kirby, Viel, Kiehn, Field, Giel, Kiene

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Kiely Family Origin

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Kiely Family Occupations

What did your Kiely ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kiely family was Carpenter. The most common Kiely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Kiely's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiely.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Kiely Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kiely Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiely lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kiely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kiely in 1947 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiely

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiely 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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