Keenan Family History

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Keenan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cianáin ‘son of Cianán’, a personal name from a diminutive of cian ‘distant’, ‘long’, or possibly of Mac Fhinghin ‘fair offspring’.

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


Similar surnames: Keegan, Keelan, Meenan, Keena, Neenan, Keeven, Heenan, Queenan

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Keenan Family Origin

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Keenan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Keenan family was Labourer. The most common Keenan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Keenan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keenan.

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Keenan Historical Records

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Keenan Life Expectancy

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