Keene Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Keen. Americanized spelling of German Kühne (see Kuehn).

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


Similar surnames: Keane, Keeney, Keen, Kiene, Keele, Kenne, Keune, Beene, Beese, Kelner

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Keene Family Origin

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Keene Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keene family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keene. The most common Keene occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Keene's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Keene | Data not to scale

Keene Historical Records

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Keene Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Keene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Keene in 1942 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keene

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