Keay Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Kay.

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


Similar surnames: Kay, Key, Keays, Keal, Kea, Peay, Kean, Reay, Kear, Seay

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Keay Family Origin

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Keay Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Farm Labourer

    12%
  • Servant

    12%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keay. The most common Keay occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Keay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keay family was Servant.

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Keay Historical Records

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Keay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Keay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keay in 1951 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keay

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