Rowhan



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Rowhan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Clare 8 Kerry 1
Tipperary 5    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Rohan: fairly rare: Munster and South East, especially Kerry and Clare. Ir. Ó Robhacháin, from robhach, crafty. In Ulster, it is Ó Ruadhacháin, dimin. of ruadh, red-haired. MIF.
Roughan: Quite numerous: Clare etc. Ir. Ó Robhacháin, dimin. from robhach, crafty. See Rohan.
Ó Robhacháin: Rohan, Roughan: cuíosach annamh: Ciarraí-an Clár & rl. Deir de Bhulbh go raibh an sloinne seo nasctha le mainistir Shóird (Áth Cliath) agus mainistir na Leasa Móire ach is sa Chlár a bhí siad ón 16 céad. Brí: robhach = cliste. Féach Ó Ruadhacháin. Litriú nua: Ó Ruacháin.
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
Roghan 3
Rohan 49
Rohane 12
Rooghan 2
Roohan 38
Roughan 99
Roughane 9
Roughaun 2
Rougheen 6
Rouhan 4
Rouhen 2
Rowhan 14


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Robhacháin
Ó Ruadháin
Roughann
Roughin


SECOND SURNAME


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