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Keyder Family History

Keyder 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: Keyser, Kender, Kelder, Kryder, Keyzer, Heyder, Keller, Kader, Helder

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Where is the Keyder family from?

You can see how Keyder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keyder family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1911. The most Keyder families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Keyder family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Keyder's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Keyder families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keyder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keyder ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 86 census records available for the last name Keyder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyder 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 25 immigration records available for the last name Keyder. 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 3 military records available for the last name Keyder. For the veterans among your Keyder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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