Keffeler Family History

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Keffeler Name Meaning

Probably Dutch or North German: probably a nickname for a contentious person, from Middle Low German kevelen ‘to argue’, ‘squabble’.

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

Similar surnames: Peveler, Kefauver, Keeler, Tegeler, Keifer, Reffner, Kensler, Kegler

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Keffeler Family Origin

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Keffeler Family Occupations

What did your Keffeler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Breeder Of Cavies were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Keffeler. 25% of Keffeler men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Keffeler women worked as a Breeder Of Cavies. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keffeler were Bar Tender and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Bar Tender

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Breeder Of Cavies
  • Filing
  • Motion
  • Nurse

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

Keffeler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 776 census records available for the last name Keffeler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keffeler 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Keffeler. 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 79 military records available for the last name Keffeler. For the veterans among your Keffeler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keffeler Life Expectancy

What is the average Keffeler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Keffeler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Keffeler in 1963 was 89, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keffeler

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