Keyworth Family History

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Keyworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, recorded as Caworde in Domesday Book; the first element is thought to be from a personal name, the second from Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hepworth, Pebworth, Kenworthy, Cudworth, Bosworth, Hayworth

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Keyworth Family Origin

Where is the Keyworth family from?

Keyworth Family Occupations

What did your Keyworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keyworth. The most common Keyworth occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Keyworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keyworth family was Dressmaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Butcher

  • Dressmaker


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

Keyworth Historical Records

What Keyworth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Keyworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keyworth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Keyworth. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Keyworth. For the veterans among your Keyworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keyworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Keyworth lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Keyworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Keyworth in 1963 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keyworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keyworth ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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