Keelan


Keelan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Keelan Quite numerous: Monaghan, Louth, Midlands etc. An abbreviation of Ó Céileacháin who were chiefs of Uí Breasail in Oriel (Armagh-Monaghan). Woulfe gives Ó Caoláin, a name from Meath, but see also Keelahan. SI.
Keeling Quite numerous: Dublin, Belfast etc. English 17 cent. SI & DOS.
Ó Caoláin Keelan: líon beag: tuaisceart Laighean. Giorrú, b'fhéidir, ar Ó Céileacháin, q.v.

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