Shannahan



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Shanahan
Kilbaha, Moyvane (Newtownsandes), Co. Kerry




Shannahan 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).

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


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Belfast city 1 Clare 4
Cork 41 Kerry 2
Limerick 1 Limerick city 1
Meath 1 Offaly 1
Tipperary 32 Waterford 11
Wexford 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Shanaghan: Very rare: Castlederg (Tyrone). See Shanahan.
Shanahan: numerous: Munster and South East etc. Ir. Ó Seanacháin, dimin. of sean, an elder. They were a sept of Thomond, dispersed in 14 cent. Often changed to Shannon, q.v.
Ó Seanacháin: Shanahan: líonmhar: sa Mhumhain & Oir-dheisceart. Clann de chuid Dál gCais a díbríodh ag an Brianaigh i 1318 agus a scaipeadh ar fud na Mumhan. Bíonn Shannon orthu go minic ina dtír dúchais, an Clár. Fréamh: seanach, sean, críona.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Shanaghan 49
Shanahan 670
Shannahan 97
Shanrahan 2
Shinahane 5


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Seanacháin
Chanehan
Shanagan
Shanahane
Shanahin
Shanahon
Shanehan
Shanehane
Shanhan
Shanihan
Shannaghan
Shannahane
Shannihan
Shanohan
Shinehane
Shinihane


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