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Cregan 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).

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


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Antrim 1 Armagh 10
Belfast city 6 Clare 2
Cork 1 Derry 3
Down 6 Dublin 6
Dublin city 2 Fermanagh 2
Kerry 1 Kildare 1
Kilkenny 3 Laois 7
Leitrim 15 Limerick 70
Limerick city 2 Longford 5
Louth 4 Mayo 1
Meath 19 Monaghan 2
Sligo 3 Tipperary 1
Tyrone 4 Westmeath 1
Wexford 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Creegan: Quite numerous: Cavan, Leitrim, Longford etc. Ir. Ó Croidheagáin, from croí, heart. There is some confusion in Connacht with Cregan, q.v. SI.
Cregan: numerous: Limerick, Clare, Kerry, Cork, Derry. Ir. Ó Criagáin, but originally Mac Riagáin, it is thought. SI.
Creighan: rare: Monaghan-Louth, Fermanagh. Ir. Ó Críocháin, possibly from creachán, a puny person. This was and remains a name of Oriel (Armagh-Monaghan-Louth).
Mac Criagáin: Cregan: líonmhar sa Mhumhain. Is cosúil gur Mac Riagáin an leagan bunaidh, ach tá Ó Criagáin ann anois, chomh maith. Féach Ó Croidheagáin.SI.
Ó Croidheagáin: Creegan: cuíosach annamh: Cabhán-Liatroim-Longfort. Deir de Bhulbh go raibh an chlann i dTír Conaill sa 16 céad. Measctha le Ó Croidheáin i gConnachta.Fréamh: croí, mar fhocal muirneach.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Creagan 12
Creaghan 32
Creaghane 1
Creegan 22
Cregan 179
Creighan 7
Criggan 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Croidheagáin
Creagin
Cregin
Creigan
Mac Criagáin


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