Kellis Family History

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Kellis Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic based on Kelly as a personal name. Compare Kellison. Greek: descriptive nickname for a bald man, from kelis ‘bald’, a word of Turkish origin.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Dellis, Kallis, Kells, Kellas, Kellie, Ellis, Rallis, Sallis

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Kellis Family Origin

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Kellis Family Occupations

What did your Kellis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Stoneman Below Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kellis. 25% of Kellis men worked as a Colliery Stoneman Below Retired and 54% of Kellis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kellis were Storekeeper and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Stoneman Below Retired
    25%
  • Mechanic Minister Of Religion
    25%
  • Overhead Electricity Crane Dr
    25%
  • Storekeeper
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    54%
  • Art Needlework Presser
    7%
  • Grocers Assistant
    7%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    7%

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

Kellis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kellis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kellis 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 400 immigration records available for the last name Kellis. 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 967 military records available for the last name Kellis. For the veterans among your Kellis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kellis Life Expectancy

What is the average Kellis lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kellis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kellis in 1951 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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