Crean


Crean households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Crahan Very rare: Meath. Ir. Ó Carráin, Mac Criomhthainn. The former relates to Leinster, the latter to Munster where it is usually MacCrohan. In some cases changed to Curran. SI.
Creane numerous: Cork-Kerry, Wexford, Mayo-Roscommon, Ulster. Ir. Ó Corraidhín, Curraoin, (Munster & Wexford); Ó Croidheáin, (Connacht & Ulster). Also can stand for Ó Criocháin & Ó Corráin. See also Crehan. SI & IF.
Crehan Quite numerous: Galway-Mayo-Roscommon and Limerick-Kerry-Clare. Ir. Ó Croidheáin in Connacht; in Munster it is synonymous with Crean, q.v., itself derived from Curreen so Ir. Ó Corraidhín, Curraoin. See also Ó Creacháin.
Mac Corraidhin Crean, Curran & rl.: líon beag: Connachta thuaidh. Clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach in anallód. Tá Mag Corraidhin orthu leis an ngalldú Mac Gurren,-in agus iad suite i mBreifne & Fear Manach.SI.
Ó Corraidhin Crean, Curran & rl. tá na sloinnte galldaithe measctha idir Ó Corráin, Mac Corraidhin & Ó Curraoin, q.v. Táid líonmhar ar fud na Mumhan & i gConnacht; tá Crean le fáil i gCiarraí, Corcaigh agus i Maigh Eo-Ros Comáin. Níl an bhrí soiléir - b'fhéidir, corra = sleá.
Ó Curraoin rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Crean and Curran.
Ó Curraoin Crean: annamh: Na Déise (Port Lairge). Gan an "Ó" de ghnáth. Féach Ó Corraidhín

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