Keeney Family History

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Keeney Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Keaney. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Kühni, Kühne (see Kuehn), or German Kiene or Kiener.

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


Similar surnames: Keene, Keeley, Keeny, Kerley, Keesey, Keenen, Kuney, Heeney, Keener

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Keeney Family Origin

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Keeney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Keeney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Keeney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keeney family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keeney.

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Keeney Historical Records

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Keeney Life Expectancy

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