Keenen Family History

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Keenen Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Keenan.

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

Similar surnames: Kennen, Keelen, Keeven, Keeney, Keene, Heeney, Keeley, Kenan, Keener

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Keenen Family Origin

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Keenen Family Occupations

What did your Keenen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Keenen family was Labourer. Iron Stone Miner, Hammerman and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keenen. The most common Keenen occupation in the UK was Iron Stone Miner. 20% of Keenen's were Iron Stone Miners.

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  • Iron Stone Miner

  • Hammerman

  • Joiner

  • Labourer


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

Keenen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Keenen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keenencensus 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Keenen. 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 457 military records available for the last name Keenen. For the veterans among your Keenen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keenen Life Expectancy

What is the average Keenen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Keenen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Keenen in 1956 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keenen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keenen 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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