Sheeron



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Sheeron households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Mayo 1 Roscommon 1
Sligo 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Sheeran: numerous: all areas except Munster but especially Midlands and E Connacht. The Irish is Ó Sírín (SI); Ó Síoráin (SGA). MacLysacht believes they were a sept of West Ulster who spread south. For the Cork sept of same name, see also Syron, apparently another synonym. MIF.
Ó Síoráin: Sheeran: líonmhar: Lár na Tíre, Connachta thoir. Bhí siad i gCorcaigh sa 16 céad ach ina dhiaidh sin is i Leath Chuinn a gheibhtear iad. Cuireann Mac Giolla Iasachta i Tír Chonaill-Fear Manach mar chlann iad agus tugann sé Ó Sírín ar an ndream i gCorcaigh. An bhrí: ní léir - "síor" sa chiall "seasamhach", b'fhéidir. SI.
Ó Síoráin: rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Sheeran.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Shearan 8
Shearin 10
Sheeran 188
Sheeren 3
Sheerin 116
Sheeron 4
Sheran 7
Sherin 15


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Síoráin


SECOND SURNAME


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