Keaney Family History

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Keaney Name Meaning

Irish: possibly an Americanized form of Ó Cianaigh, from cianach, a derivative of cian ‘distant’, ‘long’, or Ó Caoinnigh, a variant of Ó Coinnigh (see Kenny).

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

Similar surnames: Keane, Teaney, Keasey, Kealey, Keeney, Keahey, Kaney, Kenney, Kerney

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Keaney Family Origin

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Keaney Family Occupations

What did your Keaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keaney family was Homoepath Physician. Works In Boot Shop, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keaney. The most common Keaney occupation in the USA was Works In Boot Shop. 14% of Keaney's were Works In Boot Shops.

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  • Works In Boot Shop

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Homoepath Physician


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Keaney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Keaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Keaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keaney 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Keaney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Keaney. For the veterans among your Keaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Keaney lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Keaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keaney in 1944 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keaney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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