Dignam



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

Click on a county to see more detail

Surname Dictionary

Degnan rare: Antrim. See Deignan.
Deighnan fairly rare: Connacht, Belfast area (Deignan). Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin (dark head). See Duignan which relates to Roscommon. SGA gives Ó Duígeannáin as the modern version.
Dignam fairly numerous: Dublin etc. See Duigenan.
Dignan rare: scattered. See Duigenan.
Duignan fairly numerous: Midlands, E Connacht. Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin. Derivation possibly similar to Duffin. They were a noted literary family of Roscommon. SGG.
Ó Duibhgeannáin Duignan (-m): cuíosach líonmhar: Lár na Tíre & oirthear Chonnacht. Clann liteartha i Ros Comáin & Liatroim a b'ea iad. Brí: dubh + ceann. MIF & SGG.

    Maps

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

The surname


Parishes where Dignam and a second surname are found together

Surname:


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

Click here to see all variants on a single map

Click on a name to see it on the map.

Non-Griffith's Variants

Click here for all variant sources.


Irish Times subscribers | | John Grenham | | Sitemap | | Login | | Subscribe | | Contact | | FAQs | | What's new?| | Privacy policy

Copyright © John Grenham 2020