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Keyt Surname Meaning

English: variant of Kite .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Keyte, Keys, Kett, Key, Wey, Heys, Okey, Keal, Kean, Keer

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Where is the Keyt family from?

You can see how Keyt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keyt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Keyt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Keyt families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Keyt's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Keyt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keyt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keyt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Keyt. 100% of Keyt 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 1,000 census records available for the last name Keyt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyt 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Keyt. 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 273 military records available for the last name Keyt. For the veterans among your Keyt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keyt lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Keyt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Keyt in 1964 was 43, and 54 in 2004.

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