Keckler Family History

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Keckler Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kechler, occupational name for a potter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kachel ‘clay pot’, ‘tile’. Later it came to denote a stove fitter who built the typical Bavarian and Austrian tile stoves.

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

Similar surnames: Heckler, Seckler, Beckler, Geckler, Meckler, Kemler, Kuchler, Kelker

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Keckler Family Origin

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Keckler Family Occupations

What did your Keckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keckler. The most common Keckler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Keckler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keckler family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Keckler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keckler 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Keckler. 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 987 military records available for the last name Keckler. For the veterans among your Keckler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Keckler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Keckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Keckler in 1954 was 77, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keckler 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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