Mckeegan Family History

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Mckeegan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodhagáin ‘son of Aodhagán’, a pet form of the ancient Irish personal name Aodh ‘fire’ (see McKay).

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

Similar surnames: Keegan, Mckeeman, Mckeehan, Mcgeehan, Mckiernan, Mccolgan, Mckean

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Mckeegan Family Origin

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Mckeegan Family Occupations

What did your Mckeegan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mckeegan family was Capt. Of Lighter. Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckeegan. The most common Mckeegan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Mckeegan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker

  • Capt. Of Lighter


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

Mckeegan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mckeegan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckeegan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckeegan. 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 520 military records available for the last name Mckeegan. For the veterans among your Mckeegan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckeegan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckeegan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mckeegan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Mckeegan in 1958 was 55, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckeegan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckeegan 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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