Keehn Family History

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Keehn Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Keehan. Americanized spelling of German Kühn (see Kuehn).

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

Similar surnames: Keen, Koehn, Kehn, Kiehn, Keel, Kearn, Kuhn, Kees, Keele, Kean

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Keehn Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Keehn name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Keehn. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Keehn Family Origin

Where is the Keehn family from?

Keehn Family Occupations

What did your Keehn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keehn family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keehn. The most common Keehn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Keehn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber


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

Keehn Historical Records

What Keehn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Keehn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keehn 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 926 immigration records available for the last name Keehn. 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 Keehn. For the veterans among your Keehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keehn Life Expectancy

What is the average Keehn lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Keehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keehn in 1953 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keehn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keehn 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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