Honan


Honan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Honan Quite numerous: Limerick-Clare etc. Ir. Ó h-Eoghanáin, dimin. of Eoghan (yew-born) A name of W Clare. Also Ó h-Uainín - absorption of Honeen, which is now generally Greene.
Ó h-Eoghanáin Honan: annamh: an Clár & rl. Bhain siad le Inis Cathaigh mar a raibh mainistir ag Seanán Naofa. Ón ainm Eoghan a bhí an choitianta i measc na nGael. Ceaptar go gciallaíonn sé "eo + gin" nó "mac an iúir". Crann naofa a b'ea an t-iúr. Féach Ó h-Uaithnín, leis. GPN & SI.


Parishes where Honan and a second surname are found together

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