Kephart Family History

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Kephart Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gebhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Gephart, Kiphart, Gebhart, Leaphart, Cyphert, Newhart, Manhart

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Kephart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kephart name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kephart. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Kephart Family Origin

Where is the Kephart family from?

Kephart Family Occupations

What did your Kephart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kephart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kephart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kephart family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kephart.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Kephart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Kephart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kephart 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 Kephart. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Kephart. For the veterans among your Kephart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kephart Life Expectancy

What is the average Kephart lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kephart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kephart in 1941 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kephart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kephart 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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