Keage History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
- Origins Available:
The original Gaelic form of Keage was Mac Taidh or O Taidhg.
Early Origins of the Keage family
The surname Keage was first found in County Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Important Dates for the Keage family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keage research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1583, 1493, 1589, 1772 and 1810 are included under the topic Early Keage History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Keage Spelling Variations
Names from the Middle Ages demonstrate many spelling variations. This is because the recording scribe or church official often decided as to how a person's name was spelt and in what language. Research into the name Keage revealed many variations, including MacTeige, McTeige, MacTigue, McTigue, MacCaig, MacCaige, McCaig, McCaige, MacKaig, McKaig, MacKeague, McKeague, McKeage, MacTague and many more.
Early Notables of the Keage family (pre 1700)
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Keage migration to Australia
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Keage Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- William Keage, a mason, who arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (now Tasmania) sometime between 1825 and 1832