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KEELIN Family HistoryThis interesting surname of uncertain origin, is perhaps from a medieval given name, originally an old English patronymic from a short form of any of the various compound personal names with the first element "ceol" meaning "keel", "ship". The surname dates back to the mid 15th Century, (see below). Further recordings include one Henry Keling (1482), Rector of Houghton le Spring, "History and Antiquities of the county Palatine of Durham". Variations in the idiom of the spelling include Keelinge, Kelling, Keling, Kelinge, etc..
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