Keary Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha (from a personal name based on ciar ‘black’), now generally Anglicized as Carey.

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


Similar surnames: Keady, Geary, Beary, Neary, Merry, Terry, Kearn, Leary, Kary, Lear

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Keary Family Origin

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Keary Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Solicitor

    6%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Barrister In Practice

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Keary family was Barrister In Practice. The most common Keary occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Keary's were Labourers. Labourer, Solicitor and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keary.

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Keary Historical Records

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Keary Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Keary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Keary in 1952 was 26, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keary

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