Houraghan:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Haurahan 5
Horagan 3
Horahan 24
Horigan 37
Horohan 9
Horrigan 150
Houragan 16
Houraghan 5
Hourahan 80
Hourahane 2
Houregan 2
Hourhan 5
Hourican 3
Hourigan 187
Hourihan 50
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Horahan Very rare: Carlow. See Hourihan etc.
Horigan fairly rare: Limerick. See Horgan.
Houraghan Very rare: scattered. See Hourihan.
Hourican fairly rare: Longford, S Down. Ir. Ó h-Anragáin. See also Hourigan & Hourihan.
Hourigan fairly numerous: Munster, S Leinster. Ir. Ó h-Anragáin, a corruption of Ó h-Anradháin, according to Woulfe. Septs: Clare, Laois, W Meath, W Cork. There was also a W Cork name, Ó h-Odhragáin, to contribute to the confusion.
Hourihane fairly numerous: Almost all in Cork. Ir. Ó h-Anradháin. Woulfe gives anradh as warrior, champion. See also Hourigan. SGG.
Ó h-Annragáin Hourigan: cuíosach líonmhar: Tuathmhumhain & rl. Is cosúil gur claochlú ar Ó h-Anradháin atá annso arís. Ach luann de Bhulbh Ó h-Odhragáin, q.v.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Houraghan households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
Click on a county name for a breakdown of the number of households by parish (paying).
  Cork 2 Limerick 1
  Tipperary 1 Waterford 1