Kea Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Key.

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

Similar surnames: Kew, Kee, Rea, Key, Dea, Ker, Keay, Kean, Tea, Kes

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Kea Family Origin

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Kea Family Occupations

What did your Kea ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kea family was Metropolitan Police Constable. The most common Kea occupation in the UK was Farm Servant. 20% of Kea's were Farm Servants. Farm Servant, Mariner and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kea.

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  • Farm Servant

  • Mariner

  • Mason

  • Metropolitan Police Constable


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

Kea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kea 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 687 immigration records available for the last name Kea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Kea. For the veterans among your Kea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kea Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Kea in 1958 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

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