Kelty Family History

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Kelty Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the old lands of Keltie near Callander, Perthshire, or from Keltie in Fife.

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

Similar surnames: Melby, Kelton, Welby, Kielty, Ketz, Belt, Kell, Welt, Pelto, Delay

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Kelty Family Origin

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Kelty Family Occupations

What did your Kelty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bread Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kelty. 5% of Kelty men worked as a Bread Baker and 50% of Kelty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kelty were Dock Labourer and Domestic S Partonemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bread Baker
  • Bricklayer Retired
  • Consulting Physician
  • Dock Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cable Jointer
  • Cook Housekeeper
  • Domestic S Partonemaid

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

Kelty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Kelty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kelty 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kelty. 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 Kelty. For the veterans among your Kelty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kelty Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelty lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kelty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kelty in 1945 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kelty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kelty 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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