Surname Maps for the Keane Surname in Ireland
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Census Surname Maps for the Keane Surname
Note that it is likely that some Ulster-Scots speakers reported that they only spoke Irish. Both censuses contained a question concerned with whether a person spoke Irish, English or both. No other languages were mentioned.
Surname Counts and Rankings
There were 8,989 with the surname Keane in Ireland in 1901 and 9,220 in 1911.
This ranks the surname 55th in 1901 and 51st in 1911.
Surname Count in Connacht in 1901: 3,207
Surname Ranking in Connacht in 1901: 13th
Surname Count in Leinster in 1901: 1,174
Surname Ranking in Leinster in 1901: 164th
Surname Count in Munster in 1901: 4,466
Surname Ranking in Munster in 1901: 38th
Surname Count in Ulster in 1901: 142
Surname Ranking in Ulster in 1901: 809th
Religion statistics for Keane in 1901 - Catholic: 99%, Anglican: 1%
Religion statistics for Keane in 1911 - Catholic: 98%, None / Not Given: 1%, Anglican: 1%
Surnames with a similar spelling as Keane.
The numbers in brackets represent the number of people with the given surname in 1901. If the surname is followed by a zero then it only occured in the 1911 census.
Common surnames in areas where Keane is also frequent:
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