Hourigan:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Hourahan 80
Hourihan 50
Houraghan 5
Houregan 2
Horigan 37
Horahan 24
Horohan 9
Horrigan 150
Hourigan 187
Hourican 3
Houragan 16
Haurahan 5
Horagan 3
Hourahane 2
Hourhan 5
 
 
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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.
Ó h-Odhragáin Hourigan: bhí a leithéid i gCorca Laoidhe (iarthar Chorcaí) ach tá siad measctha le Ó h-Annragáin anois. SGG.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Hourigan 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).
  Cavan 5 Clare 14
  Cork 18 Cork city 5
  Galway 3 Kerry 2
  Kildare 1 Kilkenny 2
  Limerick 46 Limerick city 7
  Longford 4 Louth 1
  Offaly 1 Tipperary 68
  Waterford 9 Westmeath 1