Kearns heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Ballyclare Urban: 1
Antrim: Ballymena (No. 2) Urban (In 34 files): 1
Antrim: Cargin: 1
Antrim: Carnmoney: 1
Antrim: Clifton: 1
Antrim: Cromac: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward (Belfast Clifton): 1
Antrim: Duncairn: 2
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 1
Antrim: Dunloy: 1
Antrim: Falls: 6
Antrim: Lisnagarran: 2
Antrim: Smithfield: 1
Antrim: St. Anne's Ward: 1
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 1
Armagh: Ballyaros: 1
Armagh: Breagh: 1
Armagh: Brownlows Derry: 1
Armagh: Derrynoose: 1
Armagh: Drumcree: 1
Armagh: Keady: 1
Armagh: Kilmore: 1
Armagh: Lisleitrim: 1
Armagh: Lurgan Urban: 1
Armagh: Montiagho: 5
Armagh: Tullyhappy: 1
Carlow: Clonegal: 1
Carlow: Coonague: 1
Carlow: Graigue Urban: 1
Carlow: Rathvilly: 2
Cavan: Ardue: 1
Cavan: Cootehill Rural: 1
Cavan: Cootehill Town: 2
Cavan: Stradone: 1
Cavan: Swanlinbar: 3
Cavan: Waterloo: 3
Cork: Cork No. 2: 2
Cork: Cork No. 4 Urban (part of): 2
Cork: Corkbeg: 1
Cork: Dunmanway South: 1
Cork: Inch: 3
Cork: Inishannon: 1
Cork: Queenstown: 1
Cork: Queenstown No. 2 Urban: 1
Donegal: Bundoran: 1
Donegal: Donegal: 5
Donegal: Dunkineely: 1
Donegal: Eanymore: 1
Donegal: Letterkenny Urban: 1
Donegal: Mountcharles: 1
Down: Ardglass: 1
Down: Ballyworphy: 1
Down: Banbridge East Urban: 2
Down: Dundrum: 1
Down: Hilltown: 1
Down: Newry North Urban: 2
Down: Newry Rural: 1
Down: Newry South: 8
Down: Newry West Urban: 3
Down: Ormeau: 1
Down: Pottinger (part of): 2
Down: Strangford: 1
Down: Victoria (part of): 1
Dublin: Arran Quay: 6
Dublin: Balbriggan Rural: 1
Dublin: Balbriggan Urban, Part of: 2
Dublin: Ballybrack: 1
Dublin: Balscadden: 2
Dublin: Blackrock No. 3: 1
Dublin: Blanchardstown: 2
Dublin: Clonsilla: 1
Dublin: Dalkey: 3
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 2
Dublin: Garristown: 1
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Holywood: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 9
Dublin: Killiney: 2
Dublin: Kingstown No. 2: 2
Dublin: Kingstown No. 3: 7
Dublin: Lucan: 4
Dublin: Mansion House: 7
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 2
Dublin: Merchants Quay (part of): 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 5
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 2
Dublin: North City: 4
Dublin: North Dock: 10
Dublin: Palmerstown: 1
Dublin: Pembroke East: 5
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rathcoole: 2
Dublin: Rathfarnham: 1
Dublin: Rathmichael: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 3
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 1
Dublin: Rotunda: 2
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 3
Dublin: Saggart: 1
Dublin: South City: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 1
Dublin: Tallagh: 3
Dublin: Terenure: 4
Dublin: Trinity Ward: 4
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 8
Dublin: Whitechurch: 4
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 8
Fermanagh: Clonkeelan: 1
Fermanagh: Coolnamarrow: 4
Fermanagh: Crum: 7
Fermanagh: Derrylea: 2
Fermanagh: Doon: 1
Fermanagh: Dresternan: 1
Fermanagh: Greenhill: 1
Fermanagh: Magheraclumoney: 1
Fermanagh: Magheraveely: 3
Fermanagh: Newtown Butler: 1
Galway: Abbeygormacan: 1
Galway: Ahascragh: 1
Galway: Ballinasloe Rural: 1
Galway: Bracklagh: 1
Galway: Cahermore: 1
Galway: Clifden: 1
Galway: Craughwell: 1
Galway: Creggs: 1
Galway: Errislannan: 2
Galway: Galway East, Urban: 1
Galway: Galway North Urban: 1
Galway: Galway West Urban: 5
Galway: Glennamaddy: 2
Galway: Headford: 1
Galway: Island: 4
Galway: Kilcoona: 1
Galway: Killimor: 1
Galway: Killoner: 1
Galway: Kilshanvy: 1
Galway: Kiltullagh: 2
Galway: Loughrea Urban: 3
Galway: Moycullen: 1
Galway: Oatfield: 2
Galway: Portumna: 1
Galway: Templetogher: 2
Kerry: Killorglin: 1
Kildare: Clane: 1
Kildare: Downings: 1
Kildare: Dunfierth: 1
Kildare: Lackagh: 1
Kildare: Maynooth: 2
Kildare: Morristownbiller: 1
Kildare: Newbridge Urban: 1
Kildare: Nurney: 1
Kildare: Rathangan: 1
Kildare: Robertstown: 2
Kildare: Windmill Cross: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyhale: 1
Kilkenny: Callan Urban: 1
Kilkenny: Coblaghmore: 1
Kilkenny: Kells: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkeasy: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkenny No. 2 Urban: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Kilmaganny: 2
Kilkenny: Tullaghought: 1
King's Co.: Cloghan: 1
King's Co.: Edenderry Rural: 2
King's Co.: Hunston: 1
King's Co.: Killeigh: 1
King's Co.: Monasteroris: 1
King's Co.: Mountbriscoe: 1
King's Co.: Philipstown: 4
King's Co.: Portarlington North: 1
King's Co.: Rathfeston: 1
King's Co.: Tullamore Urban: 1
Leitrim: Drumreilly: 1
Leitrim: Drumshanbo: 1
Leitrim: Killanummery: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 3 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 1
Limerick: Shanagolden: 1
Londonderry: Clady: 1
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban (4): 1
Londonderry: Magherafelt: 4
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4: 1
Louth: Fair Gate (Part of): 1
Louth: Stabannan: 1
Mayo: Aghagower, North: 1
Mayo: Ardlee: 1
Mayo: Balla: 4
Mayo: Ballyhaunis Urban: 1
Mayo: Ballyhowly: 1
Mayo: Bellavary: 2
Mayo: Belmullet: 1
Mayo: Breaghwy: 1
Mayo: Carrowmore: 1
Mayo: Course: 1
Mayo: Croaghpatrick: 3
Mayo: Culnacleha: 1
Mayo: Deel: 3
Mayo: Doocastle: 2
Mayo: Kilkelly: 2
Mayo: Kilmovee: 3
Mayo: Kilvine: 2
Mayo: Knappa: 2
Mayo: Knock North: 1
Mayo: Knock South: 6
Mayo: Loughanboy: 1
Mayo: Manulla: 3
Mayo: Sonnagh: 1
Mayo: Urlaur: 3
Meath: Donaghmore: 3
Meath: Drumcondra: 1
Meath: Dunboyne: 1
Meath: Navan Urban: 2
Monaghan: Ballybary Urban: 4
Monaghan: Caddagh: 5
Monaghan: Castleblayney Urban: 1
Monaghan: Clones: 1
Monaghan: Clones Urban: 2
Monaghan: Currin: 3
Monaghan: Drumhillagh: 3
Monaghan: Killynenagh: 1
Monaghan: Kilmore: 1
Monaghan: Lisnaveane: 1
Monaghan: St. Tierney: 1
Monaghan: Tullycorbett: 1
Queen's Co.: Cullenagh: 2
Queen's Co.: Portarlington South: 1
Queen's Co.: Rosenallis: 1
Roscommon: Annaghmore: 1
Roscommon: Ballinlough: 1
Roscommon: Boyle Rural: 2
Roscommon: Boyle Urban: 1
Roscommon: Breedoge: 1
Roscommon: Cams: 1
Roscommon: Cloonflower: 2
Roscommon: Creeve: 1
Roscommon: Croghan: 1
Roscommon: Kilbryan: 3
Roscommon: Kilgefin: 1
Roscommon: Kilglass North: 1
Roscommon: Kiltullagh: 4
Roscommon: Loughglinn: 1
Roscommon: Roscommon Rural: 4
Roscommon: Roscommon Urban: 2
Roscommon: Rushfield: 1
Roscommon: Tivannagh: 1
Roscommon: Tulsk: 1
Sligo: Aclare: 1
Sligo: Aughris: 1
Sligo: Ballynakill: 1
Sligo: Ballynashee: 2
Sligo: Ballysadare East: 1
Sligo: Carrickbanagher: 3
Sligo: Carrownaskeagh: 1
Sligo: Cliffony South: 1
Sligo: Collooney: 2
Sligo: Dromard West: 3
Sligo: Leitrim: 1
Sligo: Riverstown: 1
Sligo: Rossinver West: 1
Sligo: Shancough: 1
Sligo: Skreen: 3
Sligo: Sligo East: 1
Sligo: Sligo West Urban: 2
Sligo: Streamstown: 1
Sligo: Templeboy North: 2
Sligo: Tobercurry: 1
Tipperary: Cappagh: 2
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Urban): 3
Tipperary: Carrickbeg Urban: 4
Tipperary: Clonmel Rural: 1
Tipperary: Clonoulty East: 1
Tipperary: Crohane: 1
Tipperary: Garrangibbon: 1
Tipperary: Kilfeakle: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh Rural: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh West Urban: 3
Tipperary: Thurles Rural: 1
Tipperary: Thurles Urban: 1
Tipperary: Tipperary Rural: 1
Tyrone: Camderry: 1
Tyrone: Camus: 1
Tyrone: Mullagharn: 2
Tyrone: Oaklands: 1
Waterford: Comeragh: 1
Waterford: Georgestown: 1
Waterford: Graignagower: 1
Waterford: Kilcullihan: 1
Waterford: Knockmahon: 1
Waterford: Waterford No. 3 Urban: 1
Westmeath: Kinturk: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar North Urban: 1
Wexford: Ballindaggan: 2
Wexford: Balloughter: 2
Wexford: Ballycanew: 1
Wexford: Ballyhoge: 1
Wexford: Ballymore: 2
Wexford: Ballynestragh: 1
Wexford: Bannow: 2
Wexford: Bree: 1
Wexford: Carrick: 1
Wexford: Castleboro': 1
Wexford: Coolgreany: 4
Wexford: Courtown: 1
Wexford: Drinagh: 1
Wexford: Enniscorthy Rural: 1
Wexford: Enniscorthy Urban: 1
Wexford: Ferns: 2
Wexford: Fethard: 1
Wexford: Kilgarvan: 1
Wexford: Kilgorman: 1
Wexford: Lady's Island: 1
Wexford: Moyacomb: 1
Wexford: New Ross, Urban: 4
Wexford: Newcastle: 2
Wexford: Newtownbarry: 1
Wexford: Rathaspick: 2
Wexford: Rossard: 2
Wexford: St. Mary's: 1
Wexford: The Leap: 2
Wexford: Tinnacross: 1
Wexford: Wexford No. 2 Urban: 1
Wexford: Wexford No. 3 Urban: 2
Wexford: Wexford Rural: 1
Wexford: Wexford Urban No 1: 3
Wexford: Whitechurch: 1
Wicklow: Altidore: 1
Wicklow: Arklow Rural: 1
Wicklow: Arklow Urban No. 1: 2
Wicklow: Ballyarthur: 1
Wicklow: Blessington: 1
Wicklow: Bray No. 2: 1
Wicklow: Bray No.1: 1
Wicklow: Coolboy: 1
Wicklow: Cronebane: 2
Wicklow: Donard: 1
Wicklow: Dunganstown: 1
Wicklow: Dunganstown East: 1
Wicklow: Dunlavin: 1
Wicklow: Enniskerry: 1
Wicklow: Greystones: 1
Wicklow: Kilcoole: 3
Wicklow: Kilmacanoge: 1
Wicklow: Lackan: 4
Wicklow: Newcastle Lower: 1
Wicklow: Powerscourt: 4
Wicklow: Shillelagh: 1
Wicklow: Tinahely: 2
Wicklow: Togher: 1
Wicklow: Wicklow Urban: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Kearins fairly rare: Sligo. Ir. Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín from ciar, black. A sept of Mayo of which a branch went to Clare in 15 cent. See Kerin(s). SGG.
Kearns Very numerous: all areas, especially South East and Connacht. Ir. Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. Septs in N Connacht and E Cork. See Kearins & Kerin(s). IF & SGG.
Kearon Quite numerous: Wicklow etc. See Kieran.
Keran rare: Dublin. See Kerin.
Kerins numerous: Clare-Kerry etc; Sligo-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. A number of septs, the chief one being Ó Céirín in Mayo. See Kearns also.
Kerns Very rare: Belfast. See Kearns.
Ó Céirín (1) Kearns, (2) Kerins: tá (1) líonmhar i Laighin theas & Connachta; (2) cuíosach líonmhar i gCiarraí & Connacht. Deir de Bhulbh go raibh clann díobh suite i Maigh Eo. Is comhchiallach le Ó Ciaráin é agus is cosúil go raibh clanna éagsúla ann.SGG.
Ó Ciaráin Kieran: líonmhar i dtuaisceart Laighean ach tá sé ar aon dul le Ó Céirín a bhaineann le Connacht den chuid is mó. Bhí Ciarán ar thimpeall dosaen de naoimh na h-Éireann; ciallaíonn an t-ainm duine le gruaig dhubh nó cruth crón. Féach Ó Cearáin.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Cearns: 1
Kearan: 2
Kearin: 4
Kearins: 20
Kearn: 5
Kearne: 5
Kearnes: 2
Kearns: 352
Kearon: 11
Keeran: 5
Keerans: 1
Keerin: 3
Keerins: 1
Keiran: 8
Keirans: 5
Keirns: 11
Keran: 3
Kerawn: 1
Kerin: 51
Kerins: 72
Kernes: 1
Kerns: 12
Kieran: 43

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