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Kedslie Family History

Kedslie 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: Leslie, Emslie, Keddie, Kellie, Lesslie, Kemble, Geddie, Weddle

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Where is the Kedslie family from?

You can see how Kedslie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedslie family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1901. The most Kedslie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there were 30 Kedslie families living in Midlothian. This was about 73% of all the recorded Kedslie's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Kedslie families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedslie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedslie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kedslie. 100% of Kedslie men worked as a Salesman. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 281 census records available for the last name Kedslie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedslie 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 99 immigration records available for the last name Kedslie. 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 20 military records available for the last name Kedslie. For the veterans among your Kedslie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kedslie lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2002, in the United States, Kedslie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kedslie in 1965 was 66, and 81 in 2002.

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