• <100 Kehoe
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Kehoe

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kehoe

Andrew Kehoe was a murderer. Andrew was given the name Andrew Phillip Kehoe on February 1st, 1872 in Tecumseh, Michigan, U.S. He left this life on May 18th, 1927.


Chevie Kehoe is a murderer. Chevie was born on January 29th, 1973 in Orange Park, Florida, United States.


Jack Kehoe is an actor. Jack was born on November 21st, 1938 in California.


Rick Kehoe is a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1969 to 1985. Rick was born on July 15th, 1951 in Windsor, Ontario.


Paul Kehoe is a Government Chief Whip, Minister of Stateat the Department of Defence, Teachta Dála, Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach, and Minister of State at the Department of Defence. Paul was born on January 11th, 1973 in County Wexford, Ireland.


Alice was born in 1934.


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Popularity of Kehoe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kehoe U.S.
  White 94.98% 64.26%
  African American 0.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kehoe

People with the last name Kehoe are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Kehoe

  • How Popular is the name Kehoe? As a last name Kehoe was the 4,602nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kehoe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kehoe is Saturday, March 5th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Kehoe? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kehoe. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kehoe: Your name in reverse order is Eohek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Okeeh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kehoe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,708 people with the last name Kehoe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kehoe? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Kehoe as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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