McKee heads of household in 1901 census


Counties, DEDs and households

Antrim: Ahoghill: 2
Antrim: Antrim Rural: 2
Antrim: Antrim Urban: 3
Antrim: Ballyhoe: 1
Antrim: Ballymena and Town and Urban District of Ballymena: 4
Antrim: Ballynure: 1
Antrim: Ballyscullion: 3
Antrim: Ballysillan: 1
Antrim: Broughshane: 1
Antrim: Cairncastle: 3
Antrim: Camlin: 1
Antrim: Carrickfergus Rural: 1
Antrim: Castlequarter: 1
Antrim: Clifton: 10
Antrim: Clifton Ward, Belfast: 4
Antrim: Clohogue: 2
Antrim: Connor: 2
Antrim: Court Ward: 11
Antrim: Cromac: 17
Antrim: Crumlin: 2
Antrim: Derryaghey: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 14
Antrim: Drumanaway: 1
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 12
Antrim: Duncairn Ward, Belfast: 2
Antrim: Dunminning: 4
Antrim: Falls: 4
Antrim: Falls Ward: 4
Antrim: Galgorm: 3
Antrim: Glenavy: 6
Antrim: Glynn: 1
Antrim: Islandkelly: 1
Antrim: Islandmagee: 1
Antrim: Kells: 8
Antrim: Killoquin Lower: 1
Antrim: Kilwaughter: 2
Antrim: Larne: 2
Antrim: Lisburn: 14
Antrim: Lisnagarran: 3
Antrim: Magheragall: 2
Antrim: Malone: 2
Antrim: Portglanone: 1
Antrim: Raboo: 1
Antrim: Randalstown: 1
Antrim: Seacon: 1
Antrim: Shankhill: 10
Antrim: Sharvogues: 2
Antrim: Shilvodan: 1
Antrim: Slemish: 1
Antrim: Smithfield: 7
Antrim: St. Anne's: 6
Antrim: St. Anne's Ward: 6
Antrim: St. George's Ward Belfast: 19
Antrim: Templecorran: 7
Antrim: Templepatrick: 1
Antrim: Whitehouse: 4
Antrim: Windsor: 5
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 10
Antrim: Woodvale Ward: 14
Armagh: Armagh Rural: 1
Armagh: Armagh Town: 8
Armagh: Armahagrue: 14
Armagh: Ballyards: 5
Armagh: Ballybok: 4
Armagh: Ballymyre: 2
Armagh: Ballysheil: 2
Armagh: Breagh: 1
Armagh: Camlough: 4
Armagh: Charlemont: 1
Armagh: Clady: 1
Armagh: Crossmore: 3
Armagh: Derrynoose: 1
Armagh: Glenaul: 2
Armagh: Grange: 1
Armagh: Hockley: 1
Armagh: Keady Rural: 11
Armagh: Keady Town: 4
Armagh: Kernan: 2
Armagh: Killeen: 2
Armagh: Killymann: 1
Armagh: Kilmore: 2
Armagh: Lisletrim: 4
Armagh: Lisnadill: 16
Armagh: Loughgall: 2
Armagh: Lurgan Rural: 1
Armagh: Markethill: 2
Armagh: Mountnorris: 1
Armagh: Mullaglass: 1
Armagh: Mullahead: 1
Armagh: Newtownhamilton: 3
Armagh: Portadown Rural: 1
Armagh: Portadown Urban: 8
Armagh: Poyntzpass: 2
Armagh: Richhill: 1
Armagh: South Ward: 6
Armagh: Tandragee Rural: 3
Armagh: Tartaraghan: 4
Armagh: Tullyhappy: 2
Armagh: Tullyroan: 4
Armagh: Tynan: 2
Cavan: Ashfield: 2
Cavan: Cootehill: 1
Cavan: Killykeen: 1
Cavan: Kingscourt: 1
Clare: Ballyea: 1
Clare: Coolreagh: 1
Clare: Dysert: 2
Clare: Killard: 1
Clare: Miltown Malbay: 1
Clare: Oughtmama: 1
Clare: Templemaley: 1
Cork: Cork No. 7 Urban, West Ward: 1
Cork: Cork Urban No. 5: 2
Cork: Dripsey: 1
Donegal: Ballintra: 2
Donegal: Bonnyglen: 1
Donegal: Donegal: 1
Donegal: Glengesh: 1
Donegal: Kilderry: 1
Donegal: Malinbeg: 1
Donegal: Mountcharles: 1
Donegal: Pettigoe: 1
Down: : 4
Down: Annahilt: 4
Down: Ards Upper: 1
Down: Balloolymore: 2
Down: Ballybrick: 1
Down: Ballycross: 3
Down: Ballyhalbert: 4
Down: Ballykeel: 4
Down: Ballymacbrennan: 7
Down: Ballymaglaff: 1
Down: Ballynahinch: 2
Down: Ballyworphy: 2
Down: Banbridge Rural: 1
Down: Bangor: 27
Down: Blaris: 1
Down: Breda: 4
Down: Carrowdore: 3
Down: Clonduff: 1
Down: Comber: 2
Down: Donaghmore: 1
Down: Downpatrick Urban: 3
Down: Dromara: 1
Down: Dromore Rural: 3
Down: Dromore Urban: 2
Down: Drumbo: 1
Down: Drumgath: 4
Down: Dunmore: 1
Down: Gaevaghy: 1
Down: Gilford: 4
Down: Glassdrummon: 5
Down: Greencastle: 2
Down: Greyabby: 2
Down: Hilleborough: 3
Down: Inch: 3
Down: Kilkeel: 13
Down: Killaney: 5
Down: Killough: 1
Down: Killyleagh: 10
Down: Kilwood: 2
Down: Kircubbin: 4
Down: Leitrim: 1
Down: Maze: 1
Down: Moira: 2
Down: Moneyreagh: 2
Down: Moneyslane: 1
Down: Mount Stewart: 8
Down: Mourne: 9
Down: Newry North Urban: 2
Down: Newry Rural: 3
Down: Newry West Urban: 1
Down: Newtownards: 5
Down: Newtownards Urban: 24
Down: Olley: 8
Down: Ormeau: 19
Down: Pottinger: 22
Down: Quilly: 1
Down: Rathfriland: 9
Down: Saintfield: 2
Down: Scarva: 1
Down: Skeagh: 1
Down: South Ward Newry: 1
Down: Tierkelly: 1
Down: Tullyish: 3
Down: Tullynakill: 4
Down: Victoria: 12
Down: Warrenpoint: 4
Down: West Urban (Banbridge): 4
Dublin: Arran Quay: 1
Dublin: Balbriggan Rural: 1
Dublin: Clontarf East: 1
Dublin: Dalkey: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 1
Dublin: Pembroke West: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 1
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 3
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Fermanagh: Clonelly: 1
Galway: Shankhill: 9
Kerry: Kilcummin: 1
Kildare: Athy East Urban: 1
Kilkenny: Mallardstown: 1
King's Co.: Shinrone: 1
Leitrim: Drumahaire: 3
Leitrim: Drumshanbo: 1
Leitrim: Mohill: 1
Londonderry: Agivey: 1
Londonderry: Articlare: 1
Londonderry: Ballymoghan: 3
Londonderry: Bancran: 2
Londonderry: Bellaghy: 2
Londonderry: Bovagh: 1
Londonderry: Castledawson: 6
Londonderry: Desertmartin: 2
Londonderry: Downhill: 1
Londonderry: Eglinton: 1
Londonderry: Garvagh: 2
Londonderry: Grove: 3
Londonderry: Gulladuff: 3
Londonderry: Inniscairn: 1
Londonderry: Kilrea: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban No. 1: 1
Londonderry: Maghera: 2
Londonderry: Magherafelt: 2
Londonderry: Moneyhaw: 3
Londonderry: Moneymore: 2
Londonderry: No. 3 Urban: 1
Londonderry: No. 4 Urban, West Ward: 1
Londonderry: Rocktown: 2
Londonderry: Salterstown: 7
Londonderry: Slaght: 1
Londonderry: Somerset: 3
Londonderry: South Ward No. 2 Urban: 3
Londonderry: Springhill: 4
Londonderry: Tobermore: 4
Londonderry: Tullykeron: 1
Louth: Castlebellingham: 1
Louth: Collon: 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 3: 1
Mayo: Ballinrobe: 1
Mayo: Castlebar Urban: 1
Mayo: Derryloughan: 3
Meath: Kilmessan: 1
Monaghan: Bellanode: 2
Monaghan: Caddagh: 1
Monaghan: Carrickaslane: 1
Monaghan: Carrickatee: 1
Monaghan: Castleblayney Rural: 2
Monaghan: Castleblayney Urban: 2
Monaghan: Church Hill: 1
Monaghan: Enagh: 1
Monaghan: Monaghan Rural: 1
Monaghan: Mullyash: 6
Monaghan: Rockwallace: 1
Monaghan: St. Tierney: 1
Roscommon: Frenchpark: 1
Tyrone: Athenree: 1
Tyrone: Ballyclog: 1
Tyrone: Benburb: 1
Tyrone: Carryglass: 2
Tyrone: Churchlands: 1
Tyrone: Clanabogan: 1
Tyrone: Clananeese: 1
Tyrone: Coagh: 1
Tyrone: Derrygortrevy: 1
Tyrone: Dervaghroy: 1
Tyrone: Drumaspil: 3
Tyrone: Drumquin: 1
Tyrone: Dungannon: 3
Tyrone: Gortin: 1
Tyrone: Mountjoy: 1
Tyrone: Moy: 2
Tyrone: Munterevlin: 7
Tyrone: Oaklands: 1
Tyrone: Omagh Town: 1
Tyrone: Six Mile Cross: 1
Tyrone: Stewartstown: 1
Tyrone: Strabane: 2
Tyrone: Tullyniskane: 2
Tyrone: Urney, East: 1
Wexford: Fethard: 1
Wicklow: Bray Town: 1
Wicklow: Kilcoole: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

Surname Dictionary

Kee fairly numerous: W Ulster. Ir. Mac Aoidh, from first name Aodh (fire). One of many synonyms. See Mac Kee. MIF.
Keyes numerous: South East, Limerick, Ulster. Ir. Mac Aoidh (SGA). Woulfe gives Mac an Chaoich, caoch, blind and a Cavan name. The name exists in England with diverse origins. DBS.
Keys numerous: Ulster, particularly Derry-Donegal, Galway etc. Ir. Mac Aoidh. Also as MacKee, q.v.
Mac an Chaoich Keyes, Mac Kee: de Bhulbh amháin a luann an sloinne seo agus ní léir conas idirdhealú le Mac Aoidh. Deir sé gur bhain sé leis na Raghallaigh i mBreifne agus go raibh sé i Luimneach & Tiobraid Árann. Is fíor go bhfuil Keyes i Luimneach le fada.
Mac Aoidh rare: scattered. Ir. Lang. See Mac Coy.
MacAodha rare: scattered. Ir. Lang. See Hayes & Hughes.
MacKay Very numerous: Ulster, especially Antrim; Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Aodha, from first name Aodh, "fire". Mainly a Scottish name. IF.
MacKee Very numerous: Ulster generally, especially Down. Ir. Mac Aoidh, from first name Aodh meaning "fire". Various synonyms: Mac Kay, Mac Coy, Mac Hugh.
Mackey numerous: all areas, especially Ulster, South East, Tipperary-Limerick. Ir. Ó Macdha (manly), a sept of Tipperary. In Ulster, it usually stands for Mac Aoidh, i.e. Mac Kee and Mac Kay, q.v. MIF.
Mackie Quite numerous: Down-Armagh etc. Ir. Mac Aoidh. See Mac Kee.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Kee: 26
Key: 3
Keye: 1
Keyes: 43
Keys: 102
MacKay: 43
MacKee: 2
Mackey: 230
MacKie: 11
McCay: 55
McKay: 184
McKea: 1
McKeay: 2
McKee: 284
McKey: 35
McKie: 3
McQuay: 3

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