Last name: KEARNEY

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All you have to know about the last name KEARNEY

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KEARNEY : This last name is indexed 97,739 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KEARNEY : Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh ‘descendant of Catharnach’ a personal name meaning ‘warlike’. Alternatively it may be from Ó Cearnaigh or Mac Cearnaigh (from cearnach ‘victorious’) or from Ó Ceithearnaigh ‘descendant of Ceithearnach’ a personal name meaning ‘foot soldier’.

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