Keiffer Family History

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Keiffer Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Keifer. Altered spelling of German Kieffer (see Kiefer).

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

Similar surnames: Keifer, Keefner, Kieffer, Peiffer, Keiper, Seifer, Leifer, Keiser

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Keiffer Family Origin

Where is the Keiffer family from?

Keiffer Family Occupations

What did your Keiffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keiffer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keiffer. The most common Keiffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Keiffer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Keiffer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Keiffer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Keiffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keiffer 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 797 immigration records available for the last name Keiffer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Keiffer. For the veterans among your Keiffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keiffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Keiffer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Keiffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Keiffer in 1942 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keiffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keiffer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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