Keenan births between 1864 and 1913


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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.
 

Districts where Keenan and a second surname are found together

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Districts and births


Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Keenan: 6194
  • Kenan: 36
  • Kennon: 53
  • Kennane: 24
  • McKennan: 20
  • Kenane: 15
  • MacKennon: 1
  • Keenen: 8
  • Keenhan: 1
  • Keanan: 8
  • Keennan: 8
  • Kenen: 1
  • Kenin: 3
  • Keenin: 24
  • Keenon: 13
  • Keannan: 5
  • Keenane: 5

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