Kerins



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

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Surname Dictionary

Kearins fairly rare: Sligo. Ir. Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín from ciar, black. A sept of Mayo of which a branch went to Clare in 15 cent. See Kerin(s). SGG.
Kearns Very numerous: all areas, especially South East and Connacht. Ir. Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. Septs in N Connacht and E Cork. See Kearins & Kerin(s). IF & SGG.
Kearon Quite numerous: Wicklow etc. See Kieran.
Keran rare: Dublin. See Kerin.
Kerins numerous: Clare-Kerry etc; Sligo-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. A number of septs, the chief one being Ó Céirín in Mayo. See Kearns also.
Kerns Very rare: Belfast. See Kearns.
Ó Céirín (1) Kearns, (2) Kerins: tá (1) líonmhar i Laighin theas & Connachta; (2) cuíosach líonmhar i gCiarraí & Connacht. Deir de Bhulbh go raibh clann díobh suite i Maigh Eo. Is comhchiallach le Ó Ciaráin é agus is cosúil go raibh clanna éagsúla ann.SGG.
Ó Ciaráin Kieran: líonmhar i dtuaisceart Laighean ach tá sé ar aon dul le Ó Céirín a bhaineann le Connacht den chuid is mó. Bhí Ciarán ar thimpeall dosaen de naoimh na h-Éireann; ciallaíonn an t-ainm duine le gruaig dhubh nó cruth crón. Féach Ó Cearáin.

    Maps

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

The surname


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