McKernan



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McKernan 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 10 Armagh 13
Belfast city 4 Cavan 32
Derry 3 Donegal 2
Down 8 Dublin 2
Dublin city 1 Fermanagh 20
Leitrim 9 Mayo 1
Meath 2 Monaghan 20
Tyrone 78 Westmeath 2
Wexford 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Kernan: Quite numerous: Armagh-Tyrone-Monaghan etc. Ir. Mac Thighearnáin, tighearna, lord. Also as MacKiernan who were a sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim).
Kiernan: numerous: Cavan-Monaghan-Longford etc. Ir. Mac Thighearnáin, tighearna, lord. A number of septs in Connacht and Ulster. MacTernan is a variant. IF & SGG.
Mac Thighearnáin: Mac Kiernan, Kiernan: líonmhar: taobh thuaidh de Lár na Tíre agus Connachta. Teallach Dhonncha a n-ainm clainne agus, dá bhrí sin, an ceantar ina raibh cónaí orthu - Tullyhunco atá air anois, faraoir. Bhain an dream sa leis na Ruarcaigh i mBreifne. Bhí clann eile i Ros Comáin, gaolmhar le muintir Chonchúir, ríthe Chonnacht. Fréamh, ar ndóigh, tiarna. Litriú nua: Mac Thiarnáin. IF.
MacKernan: numerous: Ulster generally, especially Tyrone. Ir. Mac Thiarnáin (lordly). See Mac Kiernan.
MacKiernan: numerous: N Midlands, Connacht etc. Ir. Mac Thighearnáin, from tighearna, lord. A sept of Breifne with other groups in Connacht and Fermanagh. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Kearnan 10
Keernan 4
Keirnan 172
Kernan 107
Kernane 1
Kiernan 503
Kirnan 3
McCarnan 2
McKearnan 4
McKernan 208
McKiernan 150
McKirnan 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Ciarnain
Cernan
Cernnon
Chiárnain
Karnan
Karnane
Kearnane
Kearnon
Kernain
Kernen
Kernnan
Kernon
Kiernans
M'Kiernan
Mac Thighearnáin
MacKernan
MacKernin
MacKernon
MacKiernan
Mc Kiernan
McKearnon
McKeernan
McKernian
McKernin
McKernon


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