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Kernahan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 19 Armagh 1
Belfast city 3 Cavan 1
Derry 4 Donegal 1
Down 9 Fermanagh 1
Monaghan 1 Sligo 1
Tyrone 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Carnaghan: rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Cearnacháin, (victorious). See Kernaghan.
Kearnahan: Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Cearnacháin (dimin. of cearnach, victorious). Septs of Meath and Donegal. Numerous as Kernaghan, q.v. SGG.
Kernaghan: numerous: Down-Antrim etc. Ir. Ó Cearnacháin, cearnach, victorious. Originally of Donegal. Also as Kernoghan.
MacKernaghan: rare: Omagh (Tyrone). Ir. Mac Cearnacháin. Usually an "Ó" name. See Kernaghan.
Ó Cearnacháin: (1) Kernaghan (2) Kernon: tá (1) líonmhar in oirthear Uladh ach tá líon beag (2) in Ard Mhacha. Anallód, bhí clanna sa Mhí agus Tír Conaill. Brí: ceárnach a chiallaíonn buadhach.MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Carnaghan 2
Carnahan 6
Keirnahan 4
Kernaghan 63
Kernahan 42
Kernihan 8
Kernohan 26


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Cearnacháin
Caranghan
Carnachan
Carnagan
Karnaghan
Karnahan
Kearnahan
Kernihane
MacKernaghan


SECOND SURNAME


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