O'Kane


    Maps

  • O'Kane in 1659.

  • O'Kane births mapped 1864-1913

  • O'Kane 1901 census map

  • O'Kane 1911 census map

  • O'Kane Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 5
  • Websites

    Kane
    (archived)

    Kane
    New Zealand (archived)

    Kane
    N.W. Pennsylvania (archived)



Parishes where O'Kane and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:27Belfast city:5Derry:109Donegal:3
Down:3Fermanagh:1Kerry:1Sligo:1
Tyrone:23Wicklow:1

Surname Dictionary

Caine rare: Mayo, Louth etc. Ir. Ó Catháin. A variant of Kane which is much more numerous, and Keane which stands for a number of different names. Ó Catháin was an important sept in Derry upto the Plantation and there was another sept in Galway. The personal name Cathán (battler) was popular in medieval Ireland. GPN.
Kane Very numerous: all areas except Munster. Ir. Ó Catháin. A leading sept of Derry. See O'Kane. The name appears as Keane in Munster. Cath = battle (part of some first name)
Kayne Very rare: Derry. See Kane.
Ó Catháin Quite numerous: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Kane, Keane.
Ó Catháin Kane, Keane: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. (1) Clann de Chinéal Eoghain (Doire), (2) Clann d'Uí Fiachrach (Gaillimh). Ach, sa Mhumhain, ní mór aire d'Ó Céin, q.v. IF.
O'Kane Very numerous: Derry-Tyrone-Donegal and Ulster generally. Ir. Ó Catháin. A major sept of Derry (Ciannacht Glinne). The name occurs as Keane elsewhere. See also Kane. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Cain: 104
Caine: 50
Cane: 149
Kain: 20
Kaine: 5
Kane: 1946
O'Kane: 174

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Cagan
Caghan
Cahain
Cahan
Cahen
Caughan
Cayn
Cayne
Kahan
Kayne
O Cadhain
O Cahane
O Cathain
O Cathain
O'Cahan
O'Cahin
O'Caine
O'Cathain


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