Curneen



Parishes where Curneen and a second surname are found together

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

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Leitrim:15Roscommon:2Sligo:1

Surname Dictionary

Cournane rare: Kerry. Ir. Ó Curnáin. Generally anglicised Courtney in Kerry. Woulfe refers to the Breifne name Ó Cuirnín and Curnán of Kilcornan, Limerick, is quoted. GPN.
Courtney numerous: Kerry, Cork, E Ulster. Ir. O Curnáin and Mac Cuarta (Ulster). However it is a Norman name, Courtenai, which must be the origin of some of the names.
Curnane Very rare: Kerry. Ir. Ó Curnáin. Now generally anglicised Countney. Curnán was a personal name - it survives in Kilcornan, Limerick.
Curneen rare: scattered. Ir. Ó Cuirnín. A literary family of Breifne, related to the O'Rourkes. SGG.
Curnyn Very rare: Mayo. Synonym of Curneen.
Ó Cuirnín Curneen: annamh: scaipthe. Bhí clann liteartha ann tráth a bhain le Ruarcaigh Bhreifne. Ní foláir go bhfuil sé gaolmhar le Ó Curnáin, q.v
Ó Curnáin Cournane, Courtney: líon beag: Ciarraí. Ainm pearsanta is ea Curnán. Ceapann de Bhulbh go bhfuil gaol acu sa le Ó Cuirnín Bhreifne. Bíonn Courtney orthu anois.

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