McKennan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Kennan fairly rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Coinneáin, dimin. of Conn (SGG), or Mac Fhionnáin, a sept of Oriel (SI).
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.


  • McKennan in 1659.
  • McKennan births mapped 1864-1913
  • McKennan 1901 census map
  • McKennan 1911 census map
  • McKennan Roman Catholic baptisms
  • McKennan Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where McKennan and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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