Strahan



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Strahan 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).

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


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Antrim 29 Armagh 10
Belfast city 3 Carlow 6
Derry 1 Dublin 2
Dublin city 5 Kildare 2
Mayo 2 Monaghan 3
Tyrone 1 Wexford 3
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Strachan: rare: Belfast, Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Sraitheáin (SGA) This form of the name appears to be Scottish and Black regards it as a toponymic. Ir. srath, valley becomes strath in Scotland. See also Srahan & Strain.
Straghan: fairly rare: E Ulster. Variant of Strachan, q.v.
Strahan: rare: Belfast, Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Sruitheáin. Woulfe derives this from sruth, a learned man, while MacLysaght settles for the more obvious "stream". They are recorded as a sept of Donegal, with branches in Mayo and Cork. The overlap with Strachan seems to indicate that these linked names are generally Scottish in origin.
Ó Sraitheáin: Strain, Strahan: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & rl. Craobh de Chineál Chonaill a bhí lonnaithe i nGleann Súilí, Tír Chonaill. Leagain ghallda éagsúla: Shryane, Srahan, Spruhan. Féach Ó Sruitheáin, leis.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Strachan 3
Straghan 4
Strahan 68


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Sraitheáin
Ó Srutháin


SECOND SURNAME


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