Kerin heads of household in the 1911 census


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

Surname Dictionary

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.
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
Kearns: 352
Keerans: 1
Keerins: 1
Keran: 3
Kerawn: 1
Kerin: 51
Kerins: 72
Kernes: 1
Kerns: 12
Kerrs: 2
Kirr: 2

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