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O'kane Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catháin ‘descendant of Cathán’, a personal name derived from cath ‘battle’. As lords of Keenaght in County Derry the O’Kanes were a leading sept in Ulster up to the time of the plantation (early 17th century).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kane, O'mara, O'hare, O'haver, O'keefe, Horkan, Shane, Slane, Daane

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O'kane Family Origin

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O'kane Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Dress Maker

    17%
  • Farmer Son

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

In 1881, Farmer, Dress Maker and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'kane. A less common occupation for the O'kane family was Painter. The most common O'kane occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of O'kane's were Farmers.

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O'kane Historical Records

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