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McKenna households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 30 Armagh 123
Belfast city 81 Cavan 48
Clare 3 Cork 8
Cork city 4 Derry 215
Donegal 43 Down 49
Dublin 39 Dublin city 27
Fermanagh 58 Galway 1
Kerry 55 Kildare 4
Laois 1 Leitrim 11
Limerick 2 Longford 37
Louth 128 Mayo 27
Meath 55 Monaghan 758
Roscommon 5 Sligo 4
Tipperary 4 Tyrone 366
Waterford 1 Wexford 1
Wicklow 4    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Cionaodha: Mac Kenna: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír: tuaisceart Laighean go speisialta. Dream de chuid Niallaigh an Deiscirt a bhí suite i dTriúch (Muineachán). Bíonn Mag Cineáith orthu sa Mhumhain. Bhí cáil orthu i gcursaí litearatha. Ainm a bhí i bhfeidhm san 8 céad is ea Cináed nó Cionaodh agus iasacht, b'fhéidir, ón bPictis. Bhí sé ar chéad rí Alban, Cináed Mac Ailpein, d'éag 860 A.D.GPN & IF.
MacKeeney: Very rare: Donegal. See Mac Keaney.
MacKenna: Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster and Midlands. Ir. Mac Cionaoith, from first name Cionaoth (Kenneth) which may be of Pictish origin. A sept of the Southern Uí Néill in Monaghan, they also flourished in Roscommon. In Munster it became Mag Cineáith (accent on last syllable). SGG & GPN.
MacKenny: fairly rare: Tyrone-Armagh-Down-Louth; Leitrim. Variant of Mac Kenna, q.v.
Mag Cineáith: Mac Kenna: leagan iar-Luimnigh den sloinne Mac Cionaoith, q.v.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
McKenna 2192
McKenney 2
McKennie 1
McKenny 285


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gna
Gnae
Gnau
Gnaw
Gnee
M'Kenny
M'kenna
Mac Cionaodha
Mac Cionaoith
MacKeeney
MacKeney
MacKenna
MacKenny
Mag Cineáith
Mc Keena
Mc Kenna
McAnaw
McCanah
McEnna
McGena
McGenna
McGinna
McGna
McGnaw
McGuinna
McKeena
McKeeney
McKena
McKeney
McKinnaw
McKinnea


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