Keene Family History

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Keene Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Keen. Americanized spelling of German Kühne (see Kuehn).

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


Similar surnames: Keane, Keeney, Keen, Kiene, Keele, Kenne, Keune, Beene, Beese, Kelner

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Keene Family Origin

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Keene Family Occupations

What did your Keene ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Keene. 62% of Keene men worked as a Farmer and 46% of Keene women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keene were Artist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    62%
  • Labourer
    16%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Artist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    46%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Photography
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%

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

Keene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 104,000 census records available for the last name Keene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keene 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Keene. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Keene. For the veterans among your Keene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keene Life Expectancy

What is the average Keene lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Keene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Keene in 1942 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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