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Keefe 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Carlow 1 Cork 15
Dublin 4 Galway 4
Kilkenny 4 Laois 1
Limerick 4 Limerick city 1
Mayo 1 Monaghan 1
Offaly 1 Sligo 1
Tipperary 1 Waterford 21
Wexford 3 Wicklow 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Keeffe: rare: scattered. See O'Keeffe.
O'Keeffe: Very numerous: all areas, especially Cork. Ir. Ó Caoimh, from first name Caomh, precious, beloved. A branch of the royal house of Munster, they were displaced at the Invasion and settled in N W Cork (Pobal Uí Chaoimh). IF.
Ó Caoimh: O'Keeffe: líonmhar ar fud na Mumhan & rl. Clann de chuid Eoghanacht na Mumhan, a ruaigeadh ó cheantar Fhear Maí san Ionradh agus a chuir fúthu i dtailte bochta Dhúiche Eala ar a dtugtar Pobal Uí Chaoimh. Ciallaíonn Caomh ceansa, séimh. Shíolraíodar ó Art Caomh, mac rí Mhumhan sa 10 céad.SGG.
Ó Caoimh: rare: Ir.Lang. See O'Keeffe.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Keefe 65
Keeffe 1871
Keiffe 8
O'Keefe 21
O'Keeffe 267


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Caoimh
Caoimh
Keaf
Keife
Kief
Kiefe
Kieff
Kieffe
O' keefe
O' keeffe
O'Keiffe
O'Kiefe


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