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Origin and popularity of the name o'KANE


O'Kane : Irish (Antrim especially Derry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catháin ‘descendant of Cathán’ a personal name derived from cath ‘battle’. — Note: The population figure published by the US Census Bureau does not distinguish between the surnames O'Kane and Okane.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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