Keefe Family History
Keefe Surname History
Keefe family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars can be pieced together by Keefe family researchers. This page is the home for a detailed history of the Keefe family name, Keefe etymology, and history of Keefe ancestors. The Keefe family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Keefe family has spread, it has changed making its origin difficult to unearth.
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The evolution of Keefe starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there are variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries and languages, the Keefe name may have changed with them. It was not uncommon for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Keefe families have emigrated across various regions all throughout history.
Keefe country of origin
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The nationality of Keefe can be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Keefe may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Keefe
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The meaning of Keefe come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Many of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Keefe originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
- Percy Keefe 1885 - 1970
- Lucille Keefe 1922 - 1999
- Susannah Keefe
- Irene Keefe 1903 - 1993
- Honora Keefe 1912 - 1985
- Florence C Keefe 1922 - 1997
- William Henry Keefe
- Russell Keefe 1914 - 1981
- Mary E. Keefe Parks
- Chester Harding Keefe 1921 - 2010
- Richard Keefe 1923 - 1966
- Elmer W Keefe 1916 - 2001
- Mary Keefe 1911 - 1977
- Lillian H Keefe 1911 - 1997
- John Keefe 1934 - ?
- Anne W Keefe 1923 - 1998
- Betty Faye Keefe Keefe
- Ethel Keefe 1915 - 1982
- Sylvanus Keefe
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Famous people named Keefe
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Keefe
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Keefe. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Keefe family
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Keefe spelling variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Keefe last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Keefe were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Keefe. Last names like Keefe change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries across time.