O'keefe Family History

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O'keefe Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoimh ‘descendant of Caomh’, a personal name based on caomh ‘gentle’.

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


Similar surnames: O'kane, O'kelley, O'regan, O'berry, O'dea, O'kelly, O'keeffe, Keefe

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O'keefe Family Origin

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O'keefe Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common O'keefe occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of O'keefe's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'keefe. A less common occupation for the O'keefe family was Carpenter.

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O'keefe Historical Records

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O'keefe Life Expectancy

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