Mckeon Family History

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Mckeon Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McEwen.

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

Similar surnames: Mckeown, Mckeone, Mckeen, Mckewen, Mckern, Mckown, Mckey, Mckeag

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Mckeon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mckeon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mckeon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Mckeon Family Origin

Where is the Mckeon family from?

Mckeon Family Occupations

What did your Mckeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mckeon occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 10% of Mckeon's were Bootmakers. Bootmaker, Grocer and Iron Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckeon. A less common occupation for the Mckeon family was Mason Unemployed.

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  • Bootmaker

  • Grocer

  • Iron Miner

  • Mason Unemployed


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

Mckeon Historical Records

What Mckeon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Mckeon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckeon 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckeon. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Mckeon. For the veterans among your Mckeon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckeon Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckeon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mckeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mckeon in 1944 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckeon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckeon 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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