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Multiple Origins for the Surname Kane



The surname Kane is an old Irish name that originally appeared in Gaelic as O Cathain or Mac Cathain.

Kane Early Origins



The surname Kane was first found in County Londonderry (Irish: Doire), a Northern Irish county also known as Derry, in the province of Ulster.

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Kane Spelling Variations


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Kane Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kane, Kayne, O'Kane, Cain, O'Cain and others.

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Kane Early History


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Kane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kane research. Another 447 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1196, 1617, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Kane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kane Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kane Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Kane, who arrived in Maryland in 1674 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Kane Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jeremiah Kane, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1767 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Cornelous Kane, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1787 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Kane Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Kane, aged 24, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Isa Kane, who landed in America in 1805 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Andw Kane, who arrived in America in 1805 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Margaret Kane, who landed in America in 1805 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Kane, who arrived in America in 1805 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kane Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Timothy Kane, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749

Kane Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Bryan Kane, aged 28, who landed in Quebec in 1833
  • Ritchard Kane, aged 22, who landed in Quebec in 1833
  • Thomas Kane, aged 30, a blacksmith, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the schooner "Sarah" from Belfast, Ireland
  • Patrick Kane, aged 25, a gardener, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Sea Horse" from Galway, Ireland
  • Thomas Kane, aged 29, a labourer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Protector" in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kane Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Kane, a slater, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • Hugh Kane, a mason, who arrived in New South Wales, Australia sometime between 1825 and 1832
  • John Kane, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eliza" in 1840 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELIZA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Eliza.htm
  • Michael Kane, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Trafalgar" in 1847 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Trafalgar.htm
  • Michael Kane, aged 28, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Himalaya" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HIMALAYA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Himalaya.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kane Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • E Kane, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1822
  • Hugh Kane, aged 46, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Mary Kane, aged 42, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • Frances Kane, aged 22, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • James Kane, aged 19, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Inchinnan" in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kane (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kane (post 1700)



  • Candye Kane (1961-2016), born Candace Hogan, an American singer, songwriter and performer, nominated for four Blues Music Awards
  • Gregory Kane (1952-2014), American Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist and political and social commentator
  • Brigadier-General Paul Vincent Kane (1892-1959), American Chief of Operations Group, Plans Section, Army Field Forces (1947-1949) [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Paul Kane. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Kane/Paul_Vincent/USA.html
  • Brigadier-General Clarence Peyton Kane (1890-1964), American Commanding General Atlantic Overseas Service Command (1945-1946) [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Clarence Kane. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Kane/Clarence_Peyton/USA.html
  • Carol Kane (b. 1952), American actress who played the wife of Andy Kaufman's character on the television show "Taxi"
  • Daniel M. Kane (b. 1986), American mathematician, two-time gold medalist at the International Mathematical Olympiad
  • Thomas L. Kane (1822-1883), American Civil War general and founder of Kane, Pennsylvania
  • Elisha Kent Kane (1820-1857), American medical officer in the United States Navy, member of two Arctic expeditions to rescue the explorer Sir John Franklin
  • Robert "Bob" Kane (1915-1998), born Robert Kahn, American comic book artist, creator of Batman, inductee to the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame (1996)
  • John Kane (1860-1934), Scottish-born, American painter
  • ... (Another 113 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Kane Historic Events


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Kane Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Thomas Kane, British Trimmer from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914 [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html

Halifax Explosion

  • Miss Gladys Kane (1899-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917 [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

Hillcrest Coal Mine

  • Mr. Patrick Kane (1872-1914), Scottish Miner from Castlehill, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom who worked in the Hillcrest Coal Mine, Alberta, Canada and died in the mine collapse on June 19 1914 [9]CITATION[CLOSE]
    List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com/data/index.php?title=List_Of_Miners

HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Francis William Kane, British Marine, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died during the sinking [10]CITATION[CLOSE]
    HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html

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Kane Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELIZA 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Eliza.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TRAFALGAR 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Trafalgar.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HIMALAYA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Himalaya.htm
  5. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Paul Kane. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Kane/Paul_Vincent/USA.html
  6. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, March 30) Clarence Kane. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Kane/Clarence_Peyton/USA.html
  7. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from http://www.empress2014.ca/seclangen/listepsc1.html
  8. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  9. ^ List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from http://www.hillcrestminedisaster.com/data/index.php?title=List_Of_Miners
  10. ^ HMS Repulse Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listrepulsecrew.html

Other References

  1. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  2. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
  3. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Kane Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kane Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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