Beahan



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Beahan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Beahan households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Carlow 1 Clare 1
Cork 3 Dublin 1
Dublin city 11 Galway 2
Kildare 12 Laois 4
Limerick 4 Longford 1
Louth 3 Meath 4
Offaly 31 Tipperary 2
Westmeath 3 Wexford 8
Wicklow 3    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Beahan: rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Beacháin. See Behan.
Behan: numerous: Leinster & Kerry etc. Ir. Ó Beacháin, perhaps beach = bee. A literary sept of Laois/Offaly, some of whom moved to Kerry in the last two hundred years.MIF.
Ó Beacháin: Behan, Beegan: líonmhar: Laighin & Ciarraí. Clann léannta i Laois/Uíbh Fhailí gur aistrigh cuid acu go Ciarraí. Tá Beegan i Luimneach & Beagan in Ulaidh. An bhrí: beach bheag, ainm a tabharfaí do leanbh, ach féach Ó Beagáin, leis.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Beaghan 10
Beahan 94
Beehan 2
Behan 336
Behane 12
Behen 12


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Béachain
Ó Beacháin
Beachan
Beaghon
Beahen
Beahn
Beahon
Beaughan
Beehane
Behave
Behin
Behn
Behon
Beighan
Bihane
M'Behan
O Béathchain


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