All variants of Kiely


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Parishes where Kiely and a second surname are found together

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All variants of Kiely

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

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Cork:128Cork city:13Dublin:2Galway:1
Kerry:2Kilkenny:4Limerick:72Limerick city:3
Louth:1Monaghan:1Roscommon:1Tipperary:60
Waterford:110Wexford:1Wicklow:1

Surname Dictionary

Kealy numerous: Leinster generally, Dublin. Ir. Ó Caollaidhe (Caollaí). A sept of Kilkenny but also possibly Ó Céile who belonged to Meath-Louth. See Queally and Kiely. MIF.
Keeley fairly numerous: N Leinster, S Ulster, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Caollaidhe, Ó Céile. See Kealy but those of Connacht may be Ó Cadhla. MIF.
Keily rare: Cork etc. Ir. Ó Cadhla, but see Kiely.
Kiely Very numerous: Cork-Waterford-S Limerick etc. Ir. Ó Cadhla (graceful). MacLysaght discusses this name at some length in More Irish Families.
Kiley Very rare: Antrim. See Kiely.
Ó Cadhla Kiely: líonmhar sa Mhumhain. Bhí dhá chlann: Iar-Chonnachta agus Tuadhmhumhain ach is i bPort Lairge & Luimneach is mó atáid anois. Measctha go mór le Ó Caollaí, q.v. Is ionann cadhla agus sciamhach, cruthúil.MIF.
Ó Caollaidhe (1) Kealy, (2) Queally: tá (1) líonmhar i Laighin & Connachta; baineann (2) le Cill Chainnigh & Port Lairge. Ach bhí an chlann sa i Osraí ar dtús. Tá meascadh ins na leagain galldaithe le Ó Cadhla agus Ó Céile. Litriú nua: Ó Caollaí.IF &MIF.
Ó Céile Kealy, Keeley: líonmhar i Laighin agus Doire ach measctha le Ó Caollaí & Ó Cadhla. Bhí siad ina n-airchinnigh ag an dTulach, Ceatharlach, tráth, agus dream eile ag Baile Shláine sa Mhí. Brí: céile = compánach nó seirbhíseach.MIF & SGG.
O'Kiely Very rare: Athy (Kildare). Ir. Ó Cadhla. See Kiely.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Kealy: 324
Keeley: 8
Keely: 213
Keilly: 10
Keily: 267
Kieley: 4
Kielly: 12
Kiely: 400
Kiley: 69

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Ceely
Keyley
Kielley
Kily
O Cadhla
O Cadla
O Cadlaig
O Caollaidhe
O Ceile
O Kealy
O Keile
O Keilly
O'Kiely
Okeilly
Queeley
Quielly


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