Kealey Family History

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Kealey Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Keeley. Americanized spelling of German Kühle, variant of Kühl (see Kuhl).

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

Similar surnames: Keeley, Kealy, Kerley, Kaley, Keal, Kelley, Keaney, Healey, Sealey

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Kealey Family Origin

Where is the Kealey family from?

Kealey Family Occupations

What did your Kealey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kealey occupation in the UK was Coachman. 10% of Kealey's were Coachmans. A less common occupation for the Kealey family was Painter. Coachman, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kealey.

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  • Coachman

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Painter


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

Kealey Historical Records

What Kealey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Kealey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kealey 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 Kealey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kealey. For the veterans among your Kealey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kealey Life Expectancy

What is the average Kealey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kealey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kealey in 1960 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kealey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kealey 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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