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Keygan Family History

Keygan Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Keegan, Kelman, Degan, Keelan, Eyman, Megan, Bergan, Regan, Tengan

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Where is the Keygan family from?

You can see how Keygan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keygan family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1880. The most Keygan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Keygan family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Keygan's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Keygan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keygan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keygan ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 152 census records available for the last name Keygan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keygan 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 16 immigration records available for the last name Keygan. 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 Cards

There are 6 military records available for the last name Keygan. For the veterans among your Keygan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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