Keigley Family History

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Keigley Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Kügele (see Kugler). Alternatively, perhaps a variant of English Keighley.

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


Similar surnames: Keighley, Keeley, Beighley, Reiley, Kealey, Kelley, Keithley, Keatley

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Keigley Family Origin

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Keigley Family Occupations

What did your Keigley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Beamer Warping wedving and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Keigley. 15% of Keigley men worked as a Beamer Warping wedving and 58% of Keigley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keigley were Fishmonger Employee Heavy and Master Dress Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Beamer Warping wedving
    15%
  • Civil Humant Minister Labour
    15%
  • Driver Mechanic
    15%
  • Fishmonger Employee Heavy
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Fanas Weaver Cotton Assist
    15%
  • Manageress Grocery prov
    15%
  • Master Dress Maker
    15%

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

Keigley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Keigley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keigley 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Keigley. 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 432 military records available for the last name Keigley. For the veterans among your Keigley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keigley Life Expectancy

What is the average Keigley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Keigley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Keigley in 1950 was 53, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keigley

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