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Kearny households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Kearny households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Carlow 1 Cavan 1
Cork 3 Donegal 1
Dublin 3 Kilkenny 2
Mayo 1 Sligo 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Carney: numerous: Connacht, particularly Mayo, Fermanagh, Tyrone, N Leinster. Ir. Mac Cearnaigh and Ó Cearnaigh. The former was of Meath, now mainly in Ulster, the latter was a sept of Uí Fiachrach (Mayo). Some confusion with Kearney, q.v. SI.
Karney: Very rare: scattered. See Kearney
Kearney: Very numerous: all areas: Ir. Ó Catharnaigh (Meath); Ó Cearnaigh (Connacht). The head of the Meath family was known as An Sionnach (The Fox) and many of them became known as Fox. There was also a sept Ó Cearnaigh (cearnach, victorious) in Tipperary which explains the wide distribution. IF & SGG.
Mac Cearnaigh: Carney: Laighin thuaidh & Ulaidh theas ach tá meascadh le Ó Cearnaigh i gConnacht. B'as an Mhí don chlann sa i dtosach. Brí: ceárnach = caithréimach.
MacCarney: fairly numerous: Fermanagh & Ulster generally. Ir. Mac Cearnaigh, cearnach meaning "victorious". Originating in Meath, they moved to Ulster.MIF.
O'Kearney: rare: Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Cearnaigh (victorious). See Kearney.
Ó Catharnaigh: Carney, Kearney: líonmhar: Connachta & Laighin thuaidh. Clann a bhain le Teathbha sa Mhí agus gur tugadh An Sionnach ar a dtaoiseach. Tá "Fox" ar cuid acu dá bharr. Féach Ó Cearnaigh, leis. Brí: catharnach = trodach.IF.
Ó Cearnaigh: Kearney, Carney: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre: dhá chlann aitheanta (1) de chuid Uí Fiachrach (Connachta) & (2) de chuid Dál gCais (an Clár). Bhí clann airchinnigh i nDoire chomh maith. Féach Ó Ceithearnaigh, leis.
Ó Ceithearnaigh: Kearney?: seo sloinne a bhí i Ros Comáin & Corcaigh sa 16 céad. Táid "báite" insna leagain ghalldaithe mar aon le Ó Catharnaigh & Ó Cearnaigh, q.v. Dar ndó, ciallaíonn ceithearnach saighdiúir coise - téarma a luaitear go minic i dtaifid an 16 céad.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Carney 634
Carny 3
Kearney 1559
Kearny 14
Kerney 12
Kierny 3
McCarney 77
O'Kearney 3


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Catharnaigh
Ó Ceárnaig
Ó Ceárnaigh
Ó Cearnaigh
Ó Ceithearnaigh
Cairney
Carnay
Carnee
Cearney
Cerney
Karney
Karny
Kearnay
Keerney
Kerny
Kierney
M'Carney
Mac Cearnaigh
MacCarney
Mackerny
McKerny
O'Kerney


SECOND SURNAME


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