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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Keogh mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Keogh

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K is for kid, the child within.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

G is for grace, an admirable trait!

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Keogh

Vance Joy is an indie pop, indie folk, and contemporary r&b musician. He has been prominent since 2013. Vance was given the name James Gabriel Keogh on December 1st, 1987 in Melbourne.


Richard Keogh is a soccer player for the Derby County F.C., Ipswich Town F.C., Stoke City F.C., Knattspyrnufélagið Víkingur, Bristol City F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Carlisle United F.C., Cheltenham Town F.C., Coventry City F.C., and Republic of Ireland national under-19. Richard was born on August 11th, 1986 in Harlow, England. Richard is also known as Keogh and Richard John.


Myles Walter Keogh is a military person.


Andy Keogh is a soccer player for the Perth Glory FC, Cabinteely F.C., Leeds United F.C., Scunthorpe United F.C., Bury F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Bristol City F.C., Millwall F.C., Blackpool F.C., Ratchaburi Mitr Phol F.C., and Republic of Ireland national football B te. Andy was born on May 16th, 1986 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.


Rob was born on October 21st, 1991 in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England.


Doreen Keogh is an actor and actress. Doreen was born on February 5th, 1926 in Dublin.


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International Interest for Keogh

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Popularity of Keogh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Keogh U.S.
  White 94.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Keogh

People with the last name Keogh are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Keogh

  • How Popular is the name Keogh? As a last name Keogh was the 11,965th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Keogh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Keogh is Thursday, August 10th, 1922.
  • How unique is the name Keogh? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Keogh. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Keogh: Your name in reverse order is Hgoek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gkeho. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Keogh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,612 people with the last name Keogh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Keogh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Keogh as their last name since less than 1 person in 112k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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