Guilsenan



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Guilsenan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gilsenan: numerous: N Leinster, S Ulster. Ir. Mac Giolla Seanáin ( devotee of St Senan). A sept of Tyrone which spread south and changed to Nugent and Leonard. The name occurs as Shannon which is widespread in Ulster. SI & SGG.
Giltenane: Quite numerous: Limerick-Cork. Ir. Mac Giolla tSeanáin (devotee of St Senan). A Munster variant of Gilsenan, though this may refer to the best-known of the various Senans, he of Inis Cathaigh (Scattery Is.) SI & SGG.
Mac Giolla Seanáin: Gilsenan: líonmhar i ndeisceart Uladh agus tuaisceart Laighean ach bíonn siad faoin mbréagriocht: Nugent, Leonard agus Shannon, chomh maith. Tír Eoghain a ndúiche shinseartha. Féach Mac Giolla t-Seanáin, leis. SI.
Mac Giolla t-Seanáin: Giltenan: líon beag: Luimneach-Corcaigh. An Seanán is mó (dar leis na Muimhnigh) ná bunaitheoir mhainistir Inis Cathaigh in inbhear na Sionainne. Bíonn Shannon orthu sa Chlár, chomh maith. Féach Mac Giolla Seanáin, leis.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gelshenan 9
Gelsinnan 5
Gilsenan 19
Gilshenan 50
Gilshennan 28
Gilshinan 17
Gilsinan 7
Giltenan 4
Giltinan 2
Giltinane 12
Guilsenan 3
Guilshanan 2
Guilshenan 2
Guilshinan 2
Guiltenane 2
Guiltinan 2
Gulchinan 5


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gelinshan
Gellshannon
Gillsonan
Gilltanane
Gilsanan
Gilsenen
Gilsennan
Gilshenagh
Gilsinnan
Giltenane
Mac Giolla Seanáin
Mac Giolla t-Seanáin


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