Kealy


    Maps

  • Kealy in 1659.

  • Kealy births mapped 1864-1913

  • Kealy 1901 census map

  • Kealy 1911 census map

  • Kealy Roman Catholic baptisms new!


Parishes where Kealy 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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Belfast city:2Carlow:44Clare:3Cork:8
Cork city:2Derry:8Dublin:10Dublin city:1
Galway:30Kildare:15Kilkenny:102Laois:26
Limerick:7Longford:1Louth:2Mayo:2
Meath:6Offaly:7Roscommon:3Tipperary:16
Westmeath:1Wexford:6Wicklow:22

Surname Dictionary

Kealey Quite numerous: Derry, Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Caollaidhe, Ó Céile. The former was connected with Kilkenny, the latter with Meath. See Kealy.
Kealy numerous: Leinster generally, Dublin. Ir. Ó Caollaidhe (Caollaí). A sept of Kilkenny but also possibly Ó Céile who belonged to Meath-Louth. See Queally and Kiely. MIF.
Keeley fairly numerous: N Leinster, S Ulster, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Caollaidhe, Ó Céile. See Kealy but those of Connacht may be Ó Cadhla. MIF.
Kiely Very numerous: Cork-Waterford-S Limerick etc. Ir. Ó Cadhla (graceful). MacLysaght discusses this name at some length in More Irish Families.
O'Kiely Very rare: Athy (Kildare). Ir. Ó Cadhla. See Kiely.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Kealey: 9
Keally: 4
Kealy: 324
Keeley: 8
Keely: 213
Kiely: 400

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Ceely
Keyley
Kielley
Kily
O Cadla
O Cadlaig
O Kealy
O Keile
O Keilly
O'Kiely
Okeilly
Queeley
Quielly


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