Keay Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Kay.

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


Similar surnames: Kay, Key, Keays, Keal, Kea, Peay, Kean, Reay, Kear, Seay

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Keay Family Origin

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Keay Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Joiner

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Fisherman, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keay. A less common occupation for the Keay family was Labourer. The most common Keay occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 4% of Keay's were Fishermans.

Source: Census data for Keay | Data not to scale

Keay Historical Records

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Keay Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Keay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keay in 1951 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keay

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