Keaveny Family History

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Keaveny Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Géibheannaigh ‘descendant of Géibheannach’ and Mac Géibheannaigh ‘son of Géibheannach’ (see Guiney).

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


Similar surnames: Keeven, Keahey, Heaven, Reavey, Heavey, Keena, Keary, Leavey, Keaney

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Keaveny Family Origin

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Keaveny Family Occupations

What did your Keaveny ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Keaveny. 9% of Keaveny men worked as a Builders Labourer and 40% of Keaveny women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keaveny were Bricklayers Labourer and Drapers Shop Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    6%
  • Bread Baker (heavy Wk)
    3%
  • Bricklayers Labourer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Asbestos Worker H Work
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Drapers Shop Keeper
    4%

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

Keaveny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keaveny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keaveny 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Keaveny. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 520 military records available for the last name Keaveny. For the veterans among your Keaveny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keaveny Life Expectancy

What is the average Keaveny lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Keaveny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Keaveny in 1942 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keaveny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keaveny 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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