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Keydell Family History

Keydell 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: Kendell, Kendall, Kardell, Reddell, Kernell, Kindell, Rydell, Pendell

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Where is the Keydell family from?

You can see how Keydell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keydell family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Keydell family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Keydell's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Keydell families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keydell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keydell ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Keydell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 19 census records available for the last name Keydell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keydell 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Keydell. 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 61 military records available for the last name Keydell. For the veterans among your Keydell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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