Hourihan:

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-Anradháin Hanrahan, Hourihane, Hourigan, Horan, Horgan: líonmhar, sa Mhumhain agus Laighin. Bhí clanna éagsúla i nDál gCais, Corca Laoi, Laois & sa Mhí. Is claochlú na leagain éagsúla seo leanas ach sloinnte iontu féin, leis: Anracháin (Tuamhumhain), Annracháin (Iar. Chorcaí), Arragáin (Laois), Annragáin & Ionnráin (Mí). An bhrí a tugtar ar an mbun-leagan : anradh = gaiscíoch. SI & SGG.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Hourihan 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 47 Cork city 1
  Limerick 1 Tipperary 1