Keady Family History

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Keady Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céadaigh ‘son of Céadach’, a personal name based on céad ‘hundred’.

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


Similar surnames: Keary, Keddy, Deady, Leddy, Reidy, Kay, Neary, Leary, Cady, Kearn

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Keady Family Origin

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Keady Family Occupations

What did your Keady ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Keady. 30% of Keady men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Keady women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keady were Carpenter and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Registered Nurse
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%

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

Keady Historical Records

What Keady family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Keady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keady 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 Keady. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Keady. For the veterans among your Keady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keady Life Expectancy

What is the average Keady lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Keady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Keady in 1958 was 47, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keady

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keady 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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