Franncach


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No Franncach households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Beausang: Quite numerous: Cork etc. A French family who were given the Irish epithet "Franncach" but now go under their fine original name. SGG & SGA.
Ffrench: Quite numerous: Roscommon, Wexford, Meath etc. Anglo-Normans who settled in Wexford and Galway, whence one of the "Tribes of Galway". The Welsh "ff" for normal "f" arose in 16 cent. The name also occurs as French. Ir. Frinseach.
Franncach: Beausang: líon beag: Corcaigh. Clann aithnidiúil de bhunadh Francach. SGG.
French: numerous: E Ulster, Wexford, Waterford etc. Ir. Frínseach. One of the "Tribes of Galway" and long connected with Roscommon. Scottish & English, denoting French origin. IF.
de Fréins: French: líon beag: Loch Garman, Gaillimh. Ceann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe". Is cosúil gur Francach agus ní frêne atá annso. Féach Frínseach, leis.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Beausang 1
Ffrench 19
French 248


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SURNAME
Franncach
de Fréins


SECOND SURNAME


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