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Keown Family History

Keown Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain (in Connacht) and Mac Eoin (in east Ulster), both meaning ‘son of John’, and possibly also of Ó Ceantháin in Co. Fermanagh.

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

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27,621 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,783 Military Records
4,318 Immigration Records
25,464 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Keown Families

  • Number of Keown families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Keown families
     33 - 63
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Keown families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Keown census records

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Keown Family Origin

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Keown Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Keown

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Keown Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Keown census records

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Keown Civil War Service Records

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