Skeaghan



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Skeaghan 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).

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


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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Skehan: fairly numerous: South East, Tipperary-Limerick-Clare. Ir. Ó Sceacháin, perhaps from sceach, a thorn bush. This has lead to a widespread change to Thornton. In Ulster, the name was Mac Sceacháin, giving the rare Mac Skeane (as well as Thornton).MIF.
Ó Sceacháin: Skehan: cuíosach líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart-Tiobraid Árann-Luimneach-an Clár. Bhí an chlann sa bunaithe i dTiobraid Árann. Is ionann sceach agus dris nó tor deilgneach; b'fhéidir go bhfuil tagairt do dhuine achrannach?


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Skahan 2
Skane 2
Skeaghan 1
Skeahan 19
Skean 3
Skeehan 2
Skehan 101
Skehane 5


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Sceacháin
Skein


SECOND SURNAME


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