• Heeny in 1659.

  • Heeny births mapped 1864-1913

  • Heeny 1901 census map

  • Heeny 1911 census map

  • Heeny Roman Catholic baptisms new!

Parishes where Heeny and a second surname are found together


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

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Surname Dictionary

Heaney numerous: Ulster generally, Connacht etc. Ir. (1) Ó h-Éighnigh (Ulster); (2) Ó h-Éanna (Mayo, Clare-Limerick). For the former, see Heagney. The latter were Connacht and Munster families derived from the personal name Éanna (bird-like). MIF & SGG.
Heany Very rare: Dublin etc. See Heaney.
Heeney Quite numerous: Louth etc. Ir. Ó h-Éinigh. See Heaney (Ulster group).
Heney Quite numerous: Wexford-Kilkenny etc. Ir. Ó h-Éanna, which probably relates to the Eoghanacht in Munster rather than Cineál Eoghain in Ulster. See Heaney.
Ó h-Éanna Heaney: líonmhar: Connacht, Oirghialla, Tiobraid Árann, Luimneach, an Clár. Roinnt chlann éagsúla: in Oirghialla; cuid den Eoghanacht i dTiobraid Árann-Luimneach, sa Dál gCais sa Chlár agus Uí Fiachrach i Maigh Eo. Ainm pearsanta Éanna (galldú Enda) a bhí coitianta i bhfad siar. I 1995, bhain an file Séamas Heaney an Duais Nobel don litríocht, i mBéarla, dar ndó. MIF & SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Hainey: 2
Haney: 13
Hany: 4
Hayney: 3
Heaney: 91
Heany: 356
Heeney: 49
Heeny: 41
Heiney: 3
Heney: 125

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O h-Eanna
O Heany

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