All variants of Keenan


Keenan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

All variants of Keenan

Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Keenan Very numerous: Ulster, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Cianáin, dimin. of first name Cian, enduring. A learned family attached to Maguire Fermanagh. It may stand for Mac Fhinghin in Connacht. SI & SGG.
Mac Fhionnáin Kennan: fíor-annamh: Tír Eoghain. Féach Ó Cuinneáin, Ó Cianáin.
MacKennan rare: Belfast area, Antrim. Ir. Mac Fhionnáin, dimin. of Fionn, fair, blond. associated with Oriel (Armagh-Monaghan). Also a possible connection with Scots Gaelic Mac Fhionnghain (fair-born). SI & SS.
Ó Cianáin Keenan: an-líonmhar in Ultaibh. Ollúna do Mhag Uidhir Fhear Manach a b'ea iad. Scríobh Tadhg Ó Cianáin (c.1575-1625) cur síos stairiúil ar Theitheadh na n-Iarlaí. Ainm pearsanta is ea Cian : brí: ársa nó buan-sheasamhach; as seo, dar ndó, Cianán.IF.
Ó Coineáin Kennan: féach Ó Cuineáin & Ó Cuinneáin.
Ó Coinneáin Kennan: féach Ó Cuinneáin.

    Maps

  • Keenan in 1659.
  • Keenan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Keenan 1901 census map
  • Keenan 1911 census map
  • Keenan Roman Catholic baptisms

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