Quane



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Quane households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Cork 14 Kerry 1
Limerick 10 Limerick city 7
Tipperary 4 Waterford 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Quaine: Quite numerous: Limerick-Waterford-Cork etc. Ir. Ó Cuain probably from Cuán a first name meaning "little hound". The name has long been recorded in the area around the juncture of the three counties. See Quade.MIF.
Ó Cuain: Quane, Quain: líon beag: Luimneach-Port Lairge-Corcaigh. Clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach i Sligeach a scaipeadh sa 16 céad agus atá lonnaithe ó shoin i leith san áit a thagann Luimneach, Corcaigh agus Port Lairge le chéile. Préamh, b'fhéidir, ón ainm Cuan a d'fhéadfadh a bheith bunaithe ar "cú" nó "cuanna" - aoibhinn, maisiúil.MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Quain 30
Quaine 23
Quan 27
Quane 37
Quann 27


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SURNAME
Ó Cuain


SECOND SURNAME


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