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Keeven Family History

Keeven Name Meaning
Variant spelling of Irish Keevan, which is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciabháin ‘descendant of Ciabhán’, a personal name or byname based on ciabhach ‘having long locks of hair’, or Ó Caomháin ‘descendant of Caomhán’, a diminutive of caomh ‘pleasant’; this is the name of an important Mayo family.

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

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874 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
97 Military Records
59 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Keeven Families

  • Number of Keeven families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Keeven families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Keeven last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Keeven Family Origin

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Keeven Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Keeven

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Keeven Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Keeven census records

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Keeven Civil War Service Records

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