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Kean Family History

Kean Name Meaning
Irish: variant spelling of Keane.English: variant spelling of Keen.

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

238,113 Historical Documents with Kean on Ancestry.com
66,001 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,681 Military Records
16,571 Immigration Records
64,112 Census and Voter Lists
82,748 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kean Families

  • Number of Kean families
     55 - 108
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kean families
     130 - 257
     44 - 129
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kean families
     201 - 400
     68 - 200
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kean census records

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Kean Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kean families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Kean Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kean families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kean

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kean Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kean census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Kean ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Kean Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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