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Dignam 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Armagh 5 Belfast city 1
Carlow 1 Cavan 17
Down 2 Dublin 17
Dublin city 25 Galway 2
Kildare 4 Laois 3
Leitrim 2 Louth 5
Mayo 1 Meath 8
Monaghan 3 Offaly 2
Roscommon 17 Sligo 1
Waterford 3 Westmeath 18
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Degnan: rare: Antrim. See Deignan.
Deighnan: fairly rare: Connacht, Belfast area (Deignan). Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin (dark head). See Duignan which relates to Roscommon. SGA gives Ó Duígeannáin as the modern version.
Dignam: fairly numerous: Dublin etc. See Duigenan.
Dignan: rare: scattered. See Duigenan.
Duignan: fairly numerous: Midlands, E Connacht. Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin. Derivation possibly similar to Duffin. They were a noted literary family of Roscommon. SGG.
Ó Duibhgeannáin: Duignan (-m): cuíosach líonmhar: Lár na Tíre & oirthear Chonnacht. Clann liteartha i Ros Comáin & Liatroim a b'ea iad. Brí: dubh + ceann. MIF & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Degnan 8
Deignan 8
Diegnan 4
Dignam 138
Dignan 168
Duigenan 5
Duignam 10
Duignan 199


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Duibhgeannáin
Deegnan
Deighnan
Deignam
Diganam
Digname
Dignham
Dignon
Dignum
Duighnam
Duighnan
Duignane
Duignum
Dygnam
O'Duigenan


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