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Kedfearn Family History

Kedfearn Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Redfearn, Redfern, Keifer, Kearn, Keffer, Fearn, Keefer, Heffern

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Where is the Kedfearn family from?

You can see how Kedfearn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedfearn family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Kedfearn family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Kedfearn's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Kedfearn families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedfearn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedfearn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kedfearn. 100% of Kedfearn women worked as a Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 38 census records available for the last name Kedfearn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedfearn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kedfearn. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kedfearn. For the veterans among your Kedfearn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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