Kegley Family History

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Kegley Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh (see Quigley).

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

Similar surnames: Keeley, Begley, Kenley, Cogley, Deeley, Feeley, Wegley, Kealey

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Kegley Family Origin

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Kegley Family Occupations

What did your Kegley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kegley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Laying were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kegley. The most common Kegley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Kegley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Laying

  • Carpenter


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

Kegley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kegley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kegley 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Kegley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kegley. For the veterans among your Kegley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kegley Life Expectancy

What is the average Kegley lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kegley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kegley in 1943 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kegley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kegley 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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