The Keeney Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Keeney family.

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The Keeney Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Keeney
1841 Census2
1851 Census8
1861 Census35
1871 Census63
1881 Census69
1891 Census85
1901 Census363
1911 Census375

Most Frequent Forenames for the Keeney Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
Mary Keeney 0 0 2 7 7 2 41 43
John Keeney 0 1 3 6 8 9 25 34
Patrick Keeney 0 0 0 1 2 0 23 25
James Keeney 0 0 1 2 2 3 18 19
Thomas Keeney 0 2 2 3 6 0 5 12
Bridget Keeney 0 0 0 0 4 2 18 21
Catherine Keeney 0 0 1 1 0 4 19 10
Ellen Keeney 0 0 1 3 4 3 8 7
Margaret Keeney 0 0 1 4 3 1 14 10
Elizabeth Keeney 0 1 3 3 2 4 5 6
Jane Keeney 1 0 2 2 1 3 2 5
Michael Keeney 0 0 1 3 1 1 10 7
Edward Keeney 0 0 1 1 1 3 9 8
Sarah Keeney 0 0 1 2 2 1 5 5
Rose Keeney 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 10
Charles Keeney 0 0 0 2 0 2 8 9
Maggie Keeney 0 0 0 0 1 2 13 7
Annie Keeney 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 12
Robert Keeney 0 0 1 1 0 1 6 2
George Keeney 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 3

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Keeney family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Keeney

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Case Study: Lawrence Oates
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Case Study - Sir Frank Whittle
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Tracing a Military Ancestor
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A Short History of Parish Records
As we have seen, both Civil Registration and Census Returns run out when you get back to c.1840, and rarely provide information relevant before 1800. At this stage you need to turn to Parish Records.