Keeley Family History

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Keeley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caollaidhe ‘descendant of Caollaidhe’, a personal name based on caol ‘slender’, ‘graceful’. English: variant of Keighley. Americanized spelling of German Kühle, variant of Kühl (see Kuhl) or of Kühling (see Keeling).

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

Similar surnames: Kealey, Keeler, Kenley, Kerley, Kielty, Deeley, Feeley, Seeley

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Keeley Family Origin

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Keeley Family Occupations

What did your Keeley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Keeley. 11% of Keeley men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Keeley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keeley were Farm Labourer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Keeley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 59,000 census records available for the last name Keeley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keeley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Keeley. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Keeley. For the veterans among your Keeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keeley Life Expectancy

What is the average Keeley lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Keeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Keeley in 1940 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keeley

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