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Roan 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).

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


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Armagh 2 Derry 1
Donegal 2 Down 4
Fermanagh 3 Galway 3
Leitrim 3 Limerick 1
Mayo 3 Meath 2
Offaly 1 Westmeath 5
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Rowan: numerous: all areas, especially E Ulster, E Midlands. Ir. Ó Ruadháin. This name is generally English (from the tree), but also a synonym of Rohan and Ruane, q.v.
Ó Ruadháin: Ruane: líonmhar: Gaillimh-Maigh Eo-Sligeach. Clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach a chónaigh i Róidhbín, lámh le Baile an Róba. Tá an leagan Rowan go forleathan agus dealraíonn sé go raibh clann eile ar a laghad ann. Fréamh: an t-ainm Ruadhán, an fear rua. Bhí an t-ainm coitianta mar gheall ar N.Ruadhán a bhunaigh mainistir Lothra.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Roan 31
Roane 2
Rowan 243
Rowen 10
Rowhan 14


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Ruadháin


SECOND SURNAME


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