Keelan Family History

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Keelan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Keelahan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céileacháin, from céileachán, a diminutive of céile ‘companion’. Welsh: habitational name for someone from any of various townships called Cilan, especially one in Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire.

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


Similar surnames: Keegan, Geelan, Keenan, Heelan, Keelen, Keehan, Keeley, Keel, Deehan

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Keelan Family Origin

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Keelan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farm Labour

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Monthly Nurse

    14%

In 1881, the most common Keelan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Keelan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labour and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keelan. A less common occupation for the Keelan family was Monthly Nurse.

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Keelan Historical Records

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Keelan Life Expectancy

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