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Kennedy households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 258 Armagh 72
Belfast city 98 Carlow 39
Cavan 44 Clare 122
Cork 98 Cork city 25
Derry 174 Donegal 186
Down 211 Dublin 100
Dublin city 72 Fermanagh 22
Galway 185 Kerry 229
Kildare 62 Kilkenny 232
Laois 111 Leitrim 19
Limerick 223 Limerick city 39
Longford 62 Louth 24
Mayo 89 Meath 80
Monaghan 25 Offaly 174
Roscommon 87 Sligo 96
Tipperary 1112 Tyrone 61
Waterford 162 Westmeath 54
Wexford 101 Wicklow 72

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Kennedy: vv numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Cinnéide (helmeted head). A leading sept of Dál gCais who settled in Tipperary. There were other families in Galway and Wicklow and a notable group in Galloway, Scotland, whence many of the Ulster Kennedys. US President Kennedy's ancestors were from Wexford but belonged to the Dál gCais. IF & SGG.
MacKennedy: Very rare: Dublin etc. Ir. ? Mac Cinnéide. See Kennedy.
O'Kennedy: Quite numerous: scattered. Ir. Ó Cinnéide, ? helmeted-head. Much more frequent as Kennedy, q.v. IF.
Ó Cinnéide: fairly rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Kennedy.
Ó Cinnéide: Kennedy: an líonmhar ar fud na tíre: clann de chuid Dál gCais, a shíolraigh ó Chinnéididh, mac le Donnchuan, deartháir Bhriain Bóroimhe; d'éiríodar cumhachtach in Ur-Mhumhain. Bhí clann eile in Uí Maine. Tá an sloinne coitianta in Albain, leis. Leath na daoine ó Ur-Mhumhain go Loch Garman. Mar sin, is d'fhuil Bhriain Cinnéidigh Mheiricea. Brí: ceann clogaid, nó, b'fhéidir, ceann grána.IF.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Kenedy 5
Kennedy 4820
McKennedy 7
McNeddy 4
O'Kennedy 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Cinéide
Ó Cinnéide
Ó Cinnéidigh
Ó Cinneide
Cenedy
Kanady
Kenady
Keneday
Kenedey
Kenedie
Kenidey
Kenidy
Kennady
Kenndy
Kenneady
Kenneday
Kenneddy
Kennedi
Kennedie
Kennedye
Kennidy
Kenydee
Kenydy
Kinedy
Kinnedy
Knneday
M'Kennedy
MacKenedy
MacKennedy
Macknedy
Makennedy
Makinidy
McKenedy
McKenidy
McKenndy
McKenneddy
McKnedy
McNedy
Mckennidy
Mkennedy
O Cinnéide
O Cinneide


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