Faughnan



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

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Cavan:6Leitrim:54Longford:2Roscommon:1

Surname Dictionary

Faughnan Quite numerous: Leitrim-Longford etc. Ir. Ó Fachtnáin, from personal name Fachtna (hostile). Giolla na Naomh Ó Fachtna was a chief in Longford in 16 cent.MIF.
Ó Fachtnáin Faughnan: líon beag: Longfort-Liatroim. Díspeagadh ar an ainm Fachtna - féach Mac Fhachtna agus Ó Fachtna thuas. Dream Gaelach, gan aon agó.

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Faughnan: 63

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Faughanan
Faughnin
Faulknan
O Fachtnain


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