Keary



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Keary households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

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


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Antrim 2 Armagh 1
Carlow 1 Clare 5
Cork 4 Derry 2
Donegal 2 Dublin 4
Dublin city 4 Galway 3
Kerry 6 Kildare 1
Kilkenny 1 Limerick 2
Longford 1 Meath 1
Roscommon 1 Tipperary 11
Waterford 4 Westmeath 7
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Keary: Quite numerous: Galway etc. Ir. Mac Fhiachra and Ó Ciardha from ciar, black. Originally a branch of the Southern Uí Néill of N Leinster, Mac Fhiachra was a Galway sept. Also as Carey, q.v. SI & SGG.
Keery: fairly numerous: Belfast, Lisburn etc. Ir. Ó Ciardha, ciar, dark (hair etc). See also Keary and Carey.
Mac Fhiachra: Keary (Connachta), Mac Keefrey (Ulaidh): líon beag: Gaillimh & rl. Bhí clann amháin i nGailimh agus ceann eile i gClochar, Tír Eoghain. Bíonn Carey orthu anois.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Kearey 4
Keary 64
Keery 8


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac Fhiachra


SECOND SURNAME


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