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Keyth Family History

Keyth 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: Keith, Kerth, Keeth, Keyte, Keyt, Keath, Kluth, Kertz, Heath, Weith

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Where is the Keyth family from?

You can see how Keyth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keyth family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Keyth families were found in USA in 1840. In 1840 there were 2 Keyth families living in Missouri. This was about 50% of all the recorded Keyth's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Keyth families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keyth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keyth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming was the top reported job for people in the USA named Keyth. 100% of Keyth men worked as a Farming. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farming
    100%
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What Keyth family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 127 census records available for the last name Keyth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyth 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Keyth. 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 6 military records available for the last name Keyth. For the veterans among your Keyth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keyth lifespan?

Average Keyth life expectancy in 1995 was 83 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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