Last name: Keogh

Recorded in the spellings of Mac Keogh, Keogh, Kehoe, O' Hoey, Hoy, Haughey, Haugh, Hough, Keyho, Keyhoe and Kew , this Irish surname group originates from one 13th century Gaelic surname - Mac Eochaidh, meaning "The son of John". Of these various spellings Keogh, with Kehoe and MacKeogh are the most popular, and added together they make up the one hundred and first most popular name in the country! As Keogh, the surname is chiefly found in the province of Leinster, Keoghville in the parish of Taghmaconnell, being named after them. The spelling as Kehoe being the usual form in County Wexford, whilst O'Hoey, Hoy, Haughey and Hough are generally to be found in Ulster. The former taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland, Charles Haughey, being from a prominent republican family, who moved south after Partition in 1920. Amongst the many recordings of the surname are those of John Keogh, 1681 - 1754, on eof the early botanists, whilst Myles Keogh died at the battle of the Little Bighorn, in America, in 1876. Keogh's horse was the only survivor. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Maolmuie MacKeogh, 1534, the chief professor of poetry for the province of Leinster, during the reign of King Henry V111 of England, known as "Bluff King Hal", 1510 - 1547.

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margaret keogh
im a keogh from Sunderland ,gggg/g parents from Keogh Vale Ireland

Francesca Keogh
My husban is Michael Keogh his father was James Keogh from Waterford but that is all we know he came to England in 1950s - we would love to know about the origins of the family name

ross keogh
so as i said if intrested why not set up a face book site the keoghs where all us keoghs from around the world could get to know each other unite the clan haha if enough intrested ill set one up let me know keoghs drop me a line.also on facebook and skype just mail me.

Sue Keogh
Hey Ross just saw your message and tried to look you up Facebook only here's too many Ross's, do you have an email and I can look you up that way :)

im ross keogh limerick ireland i think we should chase our family history back a few generations see if any of us related>>.....wat ye think??

Jamie Keogh
I'm Jamie Keogh from Birmingham and Irish failies are massive!

Callum M J Keogh
mate there are sooooo many keogh's haha my grandpa is one of 21

Christopher J Keogh
Im Christopher Keogh its nice to know im not the only one.

christopher noel keogh
just seen your post we have probably the biggest clan in the whole of the 32c and beyond we took it as gospel about contraception as a result we bred like rabbits so we are the legacy of our clan's, my clan are from the Greater Dublin area as far as I know from D7,8,1 i'm sure there are many more from the back alley's and Tenements of the time and a lot further back in time to the coffin ships I'm sure our kin shared some straw when bedding down for the long journey ahead into the unknown. I think its time our clans rekindle our links through blood by the medium of facebook and all other mediums we have at our disposal now the best way of calling us back together from times we travelled and perished together on our fl;ight out of our motherland like the flight of the earls, a call to make right the wrongs of the past up the Dubs, christopher mackeogh son of the Horse Man,Poet, Bard warrior sometimes bit of a spoofer

That my name too, but wait I didn't comment on this before! I'm confused?

thats my name!too! but i think i might have been the one to write that comment so that means im talkin to the wall!!lol

katherine keogh
so if I was to join on fb what would I have to put?

Kevin Keogh
Try this Keogh facebook page.

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