Keegan Family History

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Keegan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodhagáin ‘son of Aodhagán’, a personal name that is a pet form of the ancient Irish personal name Aodh ‘fire’ (see McKay).

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


Similar surnames: Mckeegan, Keenan, Keelan, Regan, Deegan, Keeven, Deehan, Meehan

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Keegan Family Origin

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Keegan Family Occupations

What did your Keegan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Keegan. 53% of Keegan men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Keegan women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keegan were Income and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    53%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Income
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Nurse
    40%

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

Keegan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Keegan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keegan 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Keegan. 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 Card

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Keegan. For the veterans among your Keegan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keegan Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Keegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Keegan in 1945 was 19, and 75 in 2004.

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