Keon


    Maps

  • Keon in 1659.

  • Keon births mapped 1864-1913

  • Keon 1901 census map

  • Keon 1911 census map

  • Keon Roman Catholic baptisms new!


Parishes where Keon 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:2Cavan:1Donegal:8Down:18
Dublin:3Dublin city:5Fermanagh:51Galway:6
Leitrim:9Longford:5Mayo:2Meath:1
Monaghan:1Offaly:1Roscommon:1Tyrone:2
Waterford:13Wexford:1

Surname Dictionary

Keon rare: scattered. Ir. Mac Eoghain. More usually MacKeon, q.v.
Keown fairly numerous: Fermanagh, Down etc. MacLysaght has given Ó Ceotháin in Fermanagh, but the general conclusion is that it is one of the many synonyms of the basic Mac Eoghain, which appears as Magone, MacCone, MacCune, MacEwen, MacGeown.
Mac Eoghain Mac Keon, Owens: líonmhar: Lár na Tíre ach go h-áirithe. I Sligeach dóibh ach tá meascadh anois le Mac Eoin. Tá cur síos cuimsitheach ar an sloinne seo ag Mac Giolla Iasachta ina leabhar "Irish Families".
MacGeown numerous: Armagh-Down-Tyrone-Antrim- Monaghan-Louth. Ir. Mag Eoghain. From first name Eoghan. See also Mac Keown.
MacKeon numerous: all areas, especially Midlands & Connacht. Ir. Mac Eoghain, from old first name Eoghan (yew-born), or Mac Eoin (John). See Mac Keown.
MacKeown Very numerous: Ulster generally, Louth etc. Ir. Mac Eoin (Ulster). As Mac Keon.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Keon: 130
Keone: 9
Keown: 78
McGeon: 7
McGeown: 62
McKeon: 1083
McKeone: 17
McKeown: 577

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Keoan
M'Keon
M'Keown
Mac Eoghain
Mac Eóin
MacGeown
MacKeon
MacKeown
Mageone
McCeoan
McCeown
McGeone
McGeoun
McGeowne
McGoewan
McKeeon
McKeoen
McKeoghn
McKeoine
McKeoun
Mckeowan
McKeowne
McKewn
McKewon
McKowne
McO Cown
O Keoyne


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