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Keayes 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).

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


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Limerick 1 Tipperary 1
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Kayes: rare: Belfast area.
Keays: rare: Limerick etc. See Keyes.
Keyes: numerous: South East, Limerick, Ulster. Ir. Mac Aoidh (SGA). Woulfe gives Mac an Chaoich, caoch, blind and a Cavan name. The name exists in England with diverse origins. DBS.
Keys: numerous: Ulster, particularly Derry-Donegal, Galway etc. Ir. Mac Aoidh. Also as MacKee, q.v.
Mac an Chaoich: Keyes, Mac Kee: de Bhulbh amháin a luann an sloinne seo agus ní léir conas idirdhealú le Mac Aoidh. Deir sé gur bhain sé leis na Raghallaigh i mBreifne agus go raibh sé i Luimneach & Tiobraid Árann. Is fíor go bhfuil Keyes i Luimneach le fada.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Kayes 23
Kays 27
Keayes 3
Keays 55
Key 17
Keye 4
Keyes 41
Keys 214


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Kees
Mac an Chaoich


SECOND SURNAME


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