Drennan



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DRENNAN BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Drennan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Armagh 4 Belfast city 1
Carlow 1 Cavan 1
Cork 5 Derry 12
Donegal 1 Down 12
Dublin city 1 Fermanagh 3
Kildare 1 Kilkenny 35
Laois 43 Offaly 7
Tipperary 4 Tyrone 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Drennan: fairly numerous: Kilkenny-Laois, Belfast. Ir. Ó Draighneáin, draighean, blackthorn. Originating in Connacht where they have become Thornton by pseudo-translation.MIF.
Ó Draighneáin: Drennan, Thornton: cuíosach líonmhar: Laois-Cill Chainnigh & rl; Thornton atá orthu i gConnachta. Bhí clanna in nGaillimh & an Clár. Brí: draighneán, an tor deilgneach prunus spinosa ar a mbíonn an airne mar thoradh. Scoláire dílis Gaeilge a b'ea Muiris Ó Droighneáin (1901-79) ó Chorcaigh a shaothraigh i mBéal Feirste. Scríobh sé An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge, leabhar fóinteach atá leasaithe anois ag M.A. Ó Murchú.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Drennan 133


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Draighneáin
Drenan
Drennen
Drennin
Drennon
Drenon


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