Quane



Parishes where Quane and a second surname are found together

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

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Cork:14Kerry:1Limerick:10Limerick city:7
Tipperary:4Waterford:1

Surname Dictionary

Ó Cuain Quane, Quain: líon beag: Luimneach-Port Lairge-Corcaigh. Clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach i Sligeach a scaipeadh sa 16 céad agus atá lonnaithe ó shoin i leith san áit a thagann Luimneach, Corcaigh agus Port Lairge le chéile. Préamh, b'fhéidir, ón ainm Cuan a d'fhéadfadh a bheith bunaithe ar "cú" nó "cuanna" - aoibhinn, maisiúil.MIF.
Quaine Quite numerous: Limerick-Waterford-Cork etc. Ir. Ó Cuain probably from Cuán a first name meaning "little hound". The name has long been recorded in the area around the juncture of the three counties. See Quade.MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
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Quain: 30
Quaine: 23
Quan: 27
Quane: 37
Quann: 27

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Kuane
O Cuain


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