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Keyou Family History

Keyou 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: You, Kenyon, Kou, Keyes, Keto, Gerou, Kehoe, Keyton, Heyob, Keylon

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Where is the Keyou family from?

You can see how Keyou families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keyou family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Keyou families living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Keyou's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Keyou families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keyou surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keyou ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 12 census records available for the last name Keyou. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyou 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Keyou. 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 1 military records available for the last name Keyou. For the veterans among your Keyou ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keyou lifespan?

Average Keyou life expectancy in 1969 was 91 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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