Keen Name Meaning

English: from Kene, a short form of the Old English personal name Cen or Cyne, based on Old English cene ‘wise’, ‘brave’, ‘proud’. Americanized spelling of German Kühn (see Kuehn).

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


Similar surnames: Keep, Keel, Ken, Kees, Kern, Been, Geen, Keene, Keehn, Bean

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Keen Family Origin

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Keen Family Occupations

What did your Keen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keen. A less common occupation for the Keen family was Farming. The most common Keen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Keen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

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Keen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Keen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Keen Life Expectancy

What is the average Keen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Keen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Keen in 1942 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

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