If you are conducting some Keane family history research then you can view the Keane coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Keane surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Keane in Ireland is
derived from the Gaelic O'Cein
Sept who were based in County
Waterford in the South East.
Other descendants may have
taken their name from families that
adopted Keane as a variant of Kane
or Cahan, from the O'Cathain Sept of
Derry in the North of the country.
A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Crosses||Often representing Faith or Christian beliefs, possibly relating to the Crusades|
|Estoile||Symbol of God's Goodness|
|Fish||Symbol of Christ|
|Hand||Symbol of Faith, Sincerity, and Justice|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Oak Tree/Acorns/Oak Leaves||Symbol of Antiquity and Strength|
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