Linnahan



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Lenihan baptisms in Tournafulla, Limerick (archived)

Lenihan




Linnahan 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).

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


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Longford 1 Waterford 2
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Lenaghan: Quite numerous: Down etc. See Lenihan.
Lenehan: numerous: Midlands, Mayo-Sligo etc. See Lenihan.
Lenihan: numerous: all areas except Ulster, mainly Kerry-Clare-W Limerick-Cork. The Irish is (1) Ó Leannacháin (2) Ó Luingeacháin. The former relates to a Roscommon sept; the latter to Munster and comes, according to Woulfe, from earlier Mac Longacháin where longach may be gluttonous, avid. Note the variants. IF & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Lenaghan 76
Lenahan 96
Lenehan 149
Lenihan 302
Linahan 6
Linehan 262
Linnahan 4
Linnehan 32


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Lynehan
Lynehen


SECOND SURNAME


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