McCrossan



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McCrossan 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).

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


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Derry 15 Donegal 5
Tyrone 100    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Crossan: numerous: Donegal-Derry and Ulster generally. Ir. Mac an Chrosáin, crosán was a jester or satirist in medieval Ireland. Two septs of this name: one in Ulster, the other in the Midlands. See also Cross. SI.
Mac an Chrosáin: Mac Crossan, Crossan : líonmhar: Tír Conaill-Doire & rl. Bhí clann amháin i dtuaisceart Uladh agus ceann eile i Lár-Laighean a bhí ina bhfilí ag na Mordhaigh agus Ó Conchúir. Galldaíodh iad sa 16 céad agus deineadh Crosby díobh. Fir magaidh a b'ea na crosáin - níos lú ná file ná bard ó thaobh céimíocht de.MIF.
MacCrossan: fairly numerous: Tyrone-Donegal & Ulster generally; Kildare and scattered in the south. Ir. Mac an Chrosáin, crosán, a rhymer, entertainer. There were families in Tyrone and Kildare - the latter now usually Crosby. SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Crossan 115
Crossen 22
Crossin 7
Crosson 10
McCrossan 120


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Croson
Mac an Chrosáin
MacCrossan


SECOND SURNAME


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