Kegan heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Keegan Very numerous: Leinster & Connacht with moderate numbers in Ulster. See also Egan. The Irish is Mac Aodhagáin (dimin. of Aodh, fire). Ó Caogáin in spoken language.
Mac Aodhagáin rare: scattered. Ir. Lang. See Egan.
MacKeegan Quite numerous: Derry-Antrim. Ir. Mac Aodhagáin, from dimin. of Aodh, "fire". Known as a brehon (lawyer) family attached to various septs. See Keegan. SGG.
Ó Caogáin Keegan: líonmhar: Laighin & Connachta. Is truailliú é seo ar Mac Aodhagáin, q.v.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Keagan: 1
Keegan: 347
Kegan: 2
McKeighan: 1

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