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Keylor Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Köhler (see Kohler ).

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

Similar surnames: Kaylor, Keylon, Caylor, Keeler, Naylor, Taylor, Aylor, Keator, Keiler

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Where is the Keylor family from?

You can see how Keylor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keylor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Keylor families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Keylor families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Keylor's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Keylor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keylor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Keylor. 30% of Keylor men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Keylor women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keylor were New Worker and Home. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
  • Home
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What Keylor family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Keylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keylor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 57 immigration records available for the last name Keylor. 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 Cards

There are 184 military records available for the last name Keylor. For the veterans among your Keylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keylor lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Keylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Keylor in 1958 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

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