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Where is the Keene family from?
You can see how Keene families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Keene family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Keene families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 36 Keene families living in Maryland. This was about 27% of all the recorded Keene's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Keene families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Keene surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Keene. 16% of Keene men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Keene women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Keene were Truck Driver and Stenographer.