Kielty Family History

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Kielty Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoilte, ‘descendant of Caoilte’, a personal name, probably based on caol ‘slender’, though ‘hard’ has been suggested.

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


Similar surnames: Keeley, Kiely, Kelly, Kiel, Kirby, Kilby, Welty, Killey, Felty, Field

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Kielty Family Origin

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Kielty Family Occupations

What did your Kielty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kielty. 60% of Kielty men worked as a General Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    60%
  • Dock Labourer
    40%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kielty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kielty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kielty 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 838 immigration records available for the last name Kielty. 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 834 military records available for the last name Kielty. For the veterans among your Kielty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kielty Life Expectancy

What is the average Kielty lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kielty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kielty in 1944 was 21, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kielty

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