Creigan

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Cregan




No Creigan households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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

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


SECOND SURNAME


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