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Keyburn Family History

Keyburn Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Reyburn, Kilburn, Redburn, Hepburn, Rayburn, Newburn, Pyburn, Welburn

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Where is the Keyburn family from?

You can see how Keyburn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keyburn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Keyburn families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 8 Keyburn families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Keyburn's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Keyburn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keyburn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keyburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Keyburn. 100% of Keyburn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 268 census records available for the last name Keyburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyburn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 176 immigration records available for the last name Keyburn. 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 Cards

There are 48 military records available for the last name Keyburn. For the veterans among your Keyburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keyburn lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Keyburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Keyburn in 1973 was 69, and 82 in 2004.

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