Linon

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Lennan
Very extensive on Dublin Lennan/Lennon families




No Linon households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
No Linon households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Fada: Long: bua-aidiacht a ghlac áit an tsloinne bhunaidh ach ní dócha go bhfuil sé coitinn.
Lenane: rare: Cork etc. See Linnane.
Lennan: Very rare: Dublin. See Lennon.
Lennon: Very numerous: Ulster generally, South East, E Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Lionáin, ó Ó Leannáin. The derivation may be from leann, a cloak, or leannán, a lover, paramour. In any event, there were distinct septs in Fermanagh, Galway and Cork. The name has been changed in some cases to Leonard, an English name, q.v. IF.
Ó Leannáin: Lennon, Lannin: an-líonmhar: Ulaidh, Oir-dheisceart, Gaillimh-Maigh Eo. Bhí clann airchinneach ag Lios Gabhail, Fear Manach agus dream eile ag Cill Ala. Bhí clann in oirthear na Gaillimhe a bhain le h-Ó Ceallaigh agus an ceathrú ceann ag Cuan Dor, i gCorca Laoidhe. Deineadh Leonard díobh, áiteanna. Athleagan: Ó Lionnáin. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Lenane 16
Lennan 166
Lennane 83
Lennon 685
Lenon 3
Linnen 8
Lynnane 1


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Leannáin
Fada
Leanane
Leannan
Linnan
Linning
Linnon
Linon


SECOND SURNAME


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