Fanton



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FANTON BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Fanton 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).

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


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Kildare 1 Kilkenny 8

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Fenton: numerous: Munster, E Ulster and generally. Ir. Ó Fiannachta (fionn, fair). A branch of Síol Muireadhaigh (Galway-Roscommon). This usually appears as Finnerty in Connacht and as Fenton in Limerick-Kerry. In the north and east, the name is probably English - a common toponymic there. MIF & DOS.
Finnerty: numerous: Galway-Mayo-Roscommon and generally. Ir. Ó Fionnachta, a sept of Síol Muireadhaigh (O'Connors etc). They resided along the River Suck. Woulfe's derivation of fionn+sneachta (snow) is accepted. The name appears as Fenton in Munster.MIF.
Ó Fiannachta: Fenton, Finnerty: líonmhar: Fenton sa Mhumhain; Finnerty i gConnachta. Clann de chuid Síol Muireadhaigh agus Uí Maine i gConnachta. Bhí (agus tá) clann eile i gCiarraí. Féach Ó Fionnachta, Ó Fionnachtaigh, leis. MIF & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Fanton 9
Feenarty 16
Feenerty 23
Fenaghty 19
Fenton 164
Finnerty 47
Finton 48


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Fiannachta
Feanachty
Feinarty
Fenachta
Fentan
Fenten
Fenthon
Fentone
Ffenton
Finnarty
Finntin
Finten


SECOND SURNAME


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