Kennedy


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Parishes where Kennedy and a second surname are found together

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

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Antrim:258Armagh:72Belfast city:98Carlow:39
Cavan:44Clare:122Cork:98Cork city:25
Derry:174Donegal:186Down:211Dublin:100
Dublin city:72Fermanagh:22Galway:185Kerry:229
Kildare:62Kilkenny:232Laois:111Leitrim:19
Limerick:223Limerick city:39Longford:62Louth:24
Mayo:89Meath:80Monaghan:25Offaly:174
Roscommon:87Sligo:96Tipperary:1112Tyrone:61
Waterford:162Westmeath:54Wexford:101Wicklow:72

Surname Dictionary

Kennedy vv numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Cinnéide (helmeted head). A leading sept of Dál gCais who settled in Tipperary. There were other families in Galway and Wicklow and a notable group in Galloway, Scotland, whence many of the Ulster Kennedys. US President Kennedy's ancestors were from Wexford but belonged to the Dál gCais. IF & SGG.
MacKennedy Very rare: Dublin etc. Ir. ? Mac Cinnéide. See Kennedy.
Ó Cinnéide fairly rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Kennedy.
Ó Cinnéide Kennedy: an líonmhar ar fud na tíre: clann de chuid Dál gCais, a shíolraigh ó Chinnéididh, mac le Donnchuan, deartháir Bhriain Bóroimhe; d'éiríodar cumhachtach in Ur-Mhumhain. Bhí clann eile in Uí Maine. Tá an sloinne coitianta in Albain, leis. Leath na daoine ó Ur-Mhumhain go Loch Garman. Mar sin, is d'fhuil Bhriain Cinnéidigh Mheiricea. Brí: ceann clogaid, nó, b'fhéidir, ceann grána.IF.
O'Kennedy Quite numerous: scattered. Ir. Ó Cinnéide, ? helmeted-head. Much more frequent as Kennedy, q.v. IF.

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