Keary


Keary households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

Click on a county to see more detail

Surname Dictionary

Keary Quite numerous: Galway etc. Ir. Mac Fhiachra and Ó Ciardha from ciar, black. Originally a branch of the Southern Uí Néill of N Leinster, Mac Fhiachra was a Galway sept. Also as Carey, q.v. SI & SGG.
Keery fairly numerous: Belfast, Lisburn etc. Ir. Ó Ciardha, ciar, dark (hair etc). See also Keary and Carey.
Mac Fhiachra Keary (Connachta), Mac Keefrey (Ulaidh): líon beag: Gaillimh & rl. Bhí clann amháin i nGailimh agus ceann eile i gClochar, Tír Eoghain. Bíonn Carey orthu anois.


Parishes where Keary and a second surname are found together

Surname:


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

Click here to see all variants on a single map

Click on a name to see it on the map.

Non-Griffith's Variants

Click here for all variant sources.


Irish Times subscribers | | John Grenham | | Sitemap | | Login | | Subscribe | | Contact | | FAQs | | What's new?| | Privacy policy

Copyright © John Grenham 2021