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Keehan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McKeehan.

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

Similar surnames: Keelan, Feehan, Keegan, Keenan, Deehan, Teahan, Sheehan, Keohane

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Where is the Keehan family from?

You can see how Keehan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keehan family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Keehan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Keehan families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Keehan's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Keehan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keehan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Keehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Furrier was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Keehan. 100% of Keehan men worked as a Furrier. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Furrier
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Keehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keehan 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 804 immigration records available for the last name Keehan. 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 Cards

There are 770 military records available for the last name Keehan. For the veterans among your Keehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Keehan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Keehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Keehan in 1959 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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