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Mckeegan Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodhagáin ‘son of Aodhagán’ a pet form of the ancient Irish personal name Aodh ‘fire’ (see McKay ). Mac Aodhagáin was a learned family in Connacht. See also Keegan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Keegan, Mckeeman, Mckeehan, Mcgeehan, Mckiernan, Mccolgan, Mckean

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Where is the Mckeegan family from?

You can see how Mckeegan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckeegan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckeegan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Mckeegan families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 83% of all the recorded Mckeegan's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Mckeegan families in 1911.
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What did your Mckeegan ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

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There are 520 military records available for the last name Mckeegan. For the veterans among your Mckeegan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckeegan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mckeegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Mckeegan in 1958 was 55, and 63 in 2004.

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