Denihan



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

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Surname Dictionary

Deenihan rare: N Kerry. Ir. Ó Duibhneacháin, from duibhne, disagreeable. (SI). Woulfe gives Ó Duinneacháin, from donn, brown. They agree that it was a sept of Uaithne (Limerick- Tipperary border) which moved to Kerry.MIF & SGG.
Denihan rare: Munster. See Deenihan.
Ó Duinneacháin Deenihan, Denihan: annamh: Ciarraí thuaidh. Clann a tháinig ó Uaithne in oirthear Luimnigh. Deir Mac Giolla Iasachta gur Ó Duibhneacháin ba chóir a bheith orthu. Fadhb dho-réitithe, is dócha. SI,MIF & SGG.


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