Keelen Family History

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Keelen Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place called Keel or Kel. Irish: variant spelling of Keelan.

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


Similar surnames: Keelan, Keele, Keeler, Keeley, Keeven, Kellen, Keenen, Wellen, Kleven

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Keelen Family Origin

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Keelen Family Occupations

What did your Keelen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keelen family was Keeping House. The most common Keelen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Keelen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keelen.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Teamster

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Keelen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keelen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keelen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Keelen. 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 Keelen. For the veterans among your Keelen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keelen Life Expectancy

What is the average Keelen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Keelen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Keelen in 1953 was 58, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keelen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keelen 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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