Kyan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Kyne fairly numerous: Galway etc. Ir. Ó Cadhain, cadhan, a barnacle goose. But the word is no doubt a personal name in this case. The writer, Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1905-70) was probably the greatest master of the Irish language in this century. IF & SGG.
Ó Cadhain rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Coyne.
Ó Cadhain Coyne, Kyne, Barnicle: cuíosach líonmhar i nGailimh & rl. Clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach i gConnacht: Partraí a ndúiche. Is ionann cadhan agus gé ghiúrainn - as sin an galldú aisteach Barnicle. Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1905-70), scríbhneoir, an duine b'iomráití díobh. IF & SGG.


  • Kyan in 1659.
  • Kyan births mapped 1864-1913
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Parishes where Kyan and a second surname are found together


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