Croghan


Croghan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Craughan rare: Meath. The Irish is possibly Ó Creacháin, though this is of Mayo origin.
Croghan fairly rare: E Connacht, Cork etc. Ir. Mac Conchruachan. "hound of Cruachan" - the royal seat of Connacht. Also as Crown(e) and Croan (Down). MIF.
Croughan Very rare: E Galway. See Croghan.
Mac Conchruachan Croghan, Crowne: cuíosach annamh: Ros Comáin & rl. Is cosúil gur ón sean-láthair ríoga i gConnachta an t-ainm seo.MIF.
Mac Criomhthainn Mac Crohan: annamh: Ciarraí-Luimneach. Clann de chuid Uí Shúileabháin i gCorca Dhuibhne agus Uíbh Ráthach. Níl an réimhír "Ó" ceart de réir staire. Ciallaíonn criomhthann: sionnach. Ar aon chuma, cuimhneófar ar Thomás Ó Criomhthainn (1856-1937), "An t-Oileánach", fhad 's a bheidh Gaeil beo in Éirinn.MIF.
MacCrohan Quite numerous: Kerry-Limerick etc. Ir. Mac Criomhthainn. From an early first name meaning "fox". A curious anomaly is the name of the Blasket Island writer Tomás Ó Criomhthainn. See also Croghan.

    Maps

  • Croghan in 1659.
  • Croghan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Croghan 1901 census map
  • Croghan 1911 census map
  • Croghan Roman Catholic baptisms

Parishes where Croghan and a second surname are found together

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