Keener Family History

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Keener Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Kiener or Kühner (see Kuehner).

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


Similar surnames: Keeney, Keehner, Keeler, Kepner, Keefner, Keefer, Deener, Keene

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Keener Family Origin

Where is the Keener family from?

Keener Family Occupations

What did your Keener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Keener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Keener's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keener family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keener.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Keener Historical Records

What Keener family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Keener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Keener

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Keener. 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 Keener. For the veterans among your Keener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keener Life Expectancy

What is the average Keener lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Keener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Keener in 1944 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keener 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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