Irish names tend to vary widely in their spelling and overall form. The original Gaelic form of the name Kinane is O Cianain.
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinane research.Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Kinane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Within the archives researched, many different spelling variations
of the surname Kinane were found. These included One reason for the many variations is that scribes and church officials often spelled an individual's name as it sounded. This imprecise method often led to many versions. Keenan, O'Keenan and others.