Heenan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Heanen rare: Down. Variant of Heenan, q.v.
Heenan fairly numerous: Down etc. also Tipperary-Waterford etc. Ir. Ó h-Éanáin, a sept of North Tipperary. Woulfe regards it as synonym of Ó h-Eidhneáin. The root may be in the first name Éanna - the connection with eidhean (ivy) is tenuous. SI & SGG.
Ó h-Éanáin Heenan: cuíosach annamh: Tiobraid Árann, an Dún & rl. Clann a bhain le Ros Cré riamh - b'fhéidir go raibh clann eile in Ultaibh. Deir de Bhulbh go bhfuil sé gaolmhar le Ó h-Eidhneáin (Hynan), q.v.


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

Parishes where Heenan and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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