Keown Family History

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Keown Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain (in Connacht) and Mac Eoin (in east Ulster), both meaning ‘son of John’, and possibly also of Ó Ceantháin in Co. Fermanagh.

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

Similar surnames: Keirn, Hearn, Kevin, Brown, Kern, Kearn, Kew, Leon, Keon, Ken

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Keown Family Origin

Where is the Keown family from?

Keown Family Occupations

What did your Keown ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Keown family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keown. The most common Keown occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Keown's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Keown Historical Records

What Keown family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Keown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Keown census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Keown. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Keown. For the veterans among your Keown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Keown Life Expectancy

What is the average Keown lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Keown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Keown in 1941 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Keown

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Keown 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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