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Keedy Family History

Keedy Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish (found in Durham and West Yorkshire):: variant of Keddie . variant of Keady .

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


Similar surnames: Reedy, Beedy, Keely, Keeny, Reidy, Keeley, Tweedy, Needy, Feeny, Kady

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Where is the Keedy family from?

You can see how Keedy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keedy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Keedy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 43 Keedy families living in Durham. This was about 41% of all the recorded Keedy's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Keedy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keedy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keedy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Newsagent sweet Confectioner Mak and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Keedy. 34% of Keedy men worked as a Newsagent sweet Confectioner Mak and 89% of Keedy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keedy were Fitter Heating Engineer and School Teacher. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Newsagent sweet Confectioner Mak
    34%
  • Incapacitated
    34%
  • Fitter Heating Engineer
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • School Teacher
    6%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Keedy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keedy 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 522 immigration records available for the last name Keedy. 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 659 military records available for the last name Keedy. For the veterans among your Keedy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keedy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Keedy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Keedy in 1963 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

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