Fenton


Fenton households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

Click on a county to see more detail

Surname Dictionary

Fenton numerous: Munster, E Ulster and generally. Ir. Ó Fiannachta (fionn, fair). A branch of Síol Muireadhaigh (Galway-Roscommon). This usually appears as Finnerty in Connacht and as Fenton in Limerick-Kerry. In the north and east, the name is probably English - a common toponymic there. MIF & DOS.
Ó Fiannachta Fenton, Finnerty: líonmhar: Fenton sa Mhumhain; Finnerty i gConnachta. Clann de chuid Síol Muireadhaigh agus Uí Maine i gConnachta. Bhí (agus tá) clann eile i gCiarraí. Féach Ó Fionnachta, Ó Fionnachtaigh, leis. MIF & SGG.


Parishes where Fenton 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