Kehoe (surname)


Kehoe (surname)

Kehoe or Keogh is the name of a clan that existed in southern Ireland. Many of their descendants then emigrated to America and have spread though out that country making Kehoe/Keogh/Cahoe/Cohoe/ a fairly common last name.Fact|date=July 2007 The name is spelled in a variety of ways, however most common is "Kehoe" and "Keogh". In Ireland the Kehoe version is used most often in and around County Wexford while Keogh is more common throughout the rest of the country.Fact|date=July 2007 Kehoe/Keogh is one of several versions of the Irish name "Mac Eochaidh" which translates as ‘son of Eochaidh’, a personal name based on each ‘horse’.

People named Kehoe:
* Alice Beck Kehoe, an American anthropologist
* Andrew Kehoe, an U.S. mass murderer,
* Bob Kehoe, a footballer,
* Brian Kehoe, an american male fashion model represented by the The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency,
* Chevie Kehoe, a U.S. criminal,
* Christine T. Kehoe, a U.S. democrat politician,
* James Nicholas Kehoe, a U.S. Representative from Kentucky,
* James Walter Kehoe, a U.S. Representative from Florida,
* Justin Kehoe, a professional Irish golfer,
* Michael Kehoe, a Canadian politician,
* Nicholas Kehoe, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general,
* Paul Kehoe, an Irish Fine Gael politician,
* Rick Kehoe, a Canadian hockey player,
* Timothy J. Kehoe, a U.S. macroeconomist, brother of Patrick J. Kehoe.

People named Keogh:

* Sir Alfred Henry Keogh, a medical doctor in the British Army,
* Andrew Keogh, a British author,
* Andrew Declan "Andy" Keogh, an Irish football player,
* Barbara Keogh, a British actress,
* Bill Keogh, an Australian soldier, medical scientist and administrator,
* Bruce Keogh, an English professor of cardiac surgery,
* Eugene James Keogh, a U.S. Representative from New York,
* Fenton Keogh, an Australian celebrity chef,
* F. Keogh Gleason, a set decorator at MGM studios,
* Helen Keogh, an Irish Fine Gael politician,
* Henry Keogh, an Australian murderer,
* Jim Keogh, a technical author,
* John Keogh, an Irish campaigner,
* Liam Keogh, a Scottish football player,
* Myles Keogh, an Irish soldier and American Civil War military officer,
* Nina Keogh, a Canadian puppet builder,
* Richard Keogh, an Irish football player,
* Simon Keogh, an English rugby player,
* Trevor Keogh, an Australian football player,


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