Gilsinan


Gilsinan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Gilsenan numerous: N Leinster, S Ulster. Ir. Mac Giolla Seanáin ( devotee of St Senan). A sept of Tyrone which spread south and changed to Nugent and Leonard. The name occurs as Shannon which is widespread in Ulster. SI & SGG.
Giltenane Quite numerous: Limerick-Cork. Ir. Mac Giolla tSeanáin (devotee of St Senan). A Munster variant of Gilsenan, though this may refer to the best-known of the various Senans, he of Inis Cathaigh (Scattery Is.) SI & SGG.
Mac Giolla Seanáin Gilsenan: líonmhar i ndeisceart Uladh agus tuaisceart Laighean ach bíonn siad faoin mbréagriocht: Nugent, Leonard agus Shannon, chomh maith. Tír Eoghain a ndúiche shinseartha. Féach Mac Giolla t-Seanáin, leis. SI.
Mac Giolla t-Seanáin Giltenan: líon beag: Luimneach-Corcaigh. An Seanán is mó (dar leis na Muimhnigh) ná bunaitheoir mhainistir Inis Cathaigh in inbhear na Sionainne. Bíonn Shannon orthu sa Chlár, chomh maith. Féach Mac Giolla Seanáin, leis.


Parishes where Gilsinan and a second surname are found together

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