Keer Family History

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Keer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Kear. Indian (Maharashtra): Hindu name, probably from Marathi kir ‘parrot’. Indian (Panjab): Sikh (Khatri) name of unknown meaning.

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

Similar surnames: Kier, Keel, Deer, Meer, Keep, Teer, Kees, Geer, Beer, Kerr

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Keer Family Origin

Where is the Keer family from?

Keer Family Occupations

What did your Keer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Keer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Keer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Keer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Keer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Keer. 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 Keer. For the veterans among your Keer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keer Life Expectancy

What is the average Keer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Keer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Keer in 1963 was 72, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keer 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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