Keon



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Keon 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Belfast city 2 Cavan 1
Donegal 8 Down 18
Dublin 3 Dublin city 5
Fermanagh 51 Galway 6
Leitrim 9 Longford 5
Mayo 2 Meath 1
Monaghan 1 Offaly 1
Roscommon 1 Tyrone 2
Waterford 13 Wexford 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Keon: rare: scattered. Ir. Mac Eoghain. More usually MacKeon, q.v.
Keown: fairly numerous: Fermanagh, Down etc. MacLysaght has given Ó Ceotháin in Fermanagh, but the general conclusion is that it is one of the many synonyms of the basic Mac Eoghain, which appears as Magone, MacCone, MacCune, MacEwen, MacGeown.
Mac Eoghain: Mac Keon, Owens: líonmhar: Lár na Tíre ach go h-áirithe. I Sligeach dóibh ach tá meascadh anois le Mac Eoin. Tá cur síos cuimsitheach ar an sloinne seo ag Mac Giolla Iasachta ina leabhar "Irish Families".
MacGeown: numerous: Armagh-Down-Tyrone-Antrim- Monaghan-Louth. Ir. Mag Eoghain. From first name Eoghan. See also Mac Keown.
MacKeon: numerous: all areas, especially Midlands & Connacht. Ir. Mac Eoghain, from old first name Eoghan (yew-born), or Mac Eoin (John). See Mac Keown.
MacKeown: Very numerous: Ulster generally, Louth etc. Ir. Mac Eoin (Ulster). As Mac Keon.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Keon 130
Keone 9
Keown 78
McGeon 7
McGeown 62
McKeon 1083
McKeone 17
McKeown 577


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
M'Keon
M'Keown
Mac Eoghain
MacGeown
MacKeon
MacKeown
McCeoan
McCeown
McGoewan
McKeoghn
McKeoun
Mckeowan


SECOND SURNAME


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