Cernan


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No Cernan households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Cernan households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Kernan: Quite numerous: Armagh-Tyrone-Monaghan etc. Ir. Mac Thighearnáin, tighearna, lord. Also as MacKiernan who were a sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim).
Kiernan: numerous: Cavan-Monaghan-Longford etc. Ir. Mac Thighearnáin, tighearna, lord. A number of septs in Connacht and Ulster. MacTernan is a variant. IF & SGG.
Mac Cearnaigh: Carney: Laighin thuaidh & Ulaidh theas ach tá meascadh le Ó Cearnaigh i gConnacht. B'as an Mhí don chlann sa i dtosach. Brí: ceárnach = caithréimach.
Mac Thighearnáin: Mac Kiernan, Kiernan: líonmhar: taobh thuaidh de Lár na Tíre agus Connachta. Teallach Dhonncha a n-ainm clainne agus, dá bhrí sin, an ceantar ina raibh cónaí orthu - Tullyhunco atá air anois, faraoir. Bhain an dream sa leis na Ruarcaigh i mBreifne. Bhí clann eile i Ros Comáin, gaolmhar le muintir Chonchúir, ríthe Chonnacht. Fréamh, ar ndóigh, tiarna. Litriú nua: Mac Thiarnáin. IF.
MacKernan: numerous: Ulster generally, especially Tyrone. Ir. Mac Thiarnáin (lordly). See Mac Kiernan.
MacKiernan: numerous: N Midlands, Connacht etc. Ir. Mac Thighearnáin, from tighearna, lord. A sept of Breifne with other groups in Connacht and Fermanagh. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Kearnan 10
Keernan 4
Keirnan 172
Kernan 107
Kernane 1
Kiernan 503
Kirnan 3
McCarnan 2
McKearnan 4
McKernan 208
McKiernan 150
McKirnan 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Ciarnain
Cernan
Cernnon
Chiárnain
Karnan
Karnane
Kearnane
Kearnon
Kernain
Kernen
Kernnan
Kernon
Kiernans
M'Kiernan
Mac Cearnaigh
Mac Thighearnáin
MacKernan
MacKernin
MacKernon
MacKiernan
Mc Kiernan
McKearnon
McKeernan
McKernian
McKernin
McKernon


SECOND SURNAME


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