Keany



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

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Surname Dictionary

Keaney numerous: Sligo-Leitrim etc. Ir. Ó Cianaigh (SGG). MacLysaght suggests Mac Éanna. Woulfe, in second opinion, gives Ó Caoinnigh. Uncertainty prevails.MIF.
Keeney Quite numerous: Donegal etc. See Keaney.
Ó Cianaigh Keaney (Connacht & Fear Manach), Keeney (Tír Conaill): cuíosach líonmhar. measctha le Kenny anois. Ceapann de Bhulbh gur Ó Caoinnigh a bhí ann ar dtús agus is ionann Caoinneach agus Coinneach. Féach Mac Coinnigh. Ar an dtaobh eile, tá tuairim ag Mac Giolla Iasachta gur sloinne le "Ó" é ach ní fios go cinnte.MIF.


Parishes where Keany and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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