Lennan


    Maps

  • Lennan in 1659.

  • Lennan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Lennan 1901 census map

  • Lennan 1911 census map

  • Lennan Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 1
  • Websites

    Lennan
    Very extensive on Dublin Lennan/Lennon families



Parishes where Lennan and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:2Armagh:15Belfast city:4Carlow:10
Cavan:1Clare:3Cork:1Derry:4
Down:8Dublin:4Dublin city:6Galway:7
Kildare:3Laois:2Louth:7Mayo:2
Meath:1Monaghan:34Offaly:2Roscommon:26
Tyrone:3Waterford:2Wexford:4Wicklow:15

Surname Dictionary

Lenane rare: Cork etc. See Linnane.
Lennan Very rare: Dublin. See Lennon.
Lennon Very numerous: Ulster generally, South East, E Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Lionáin, ó Ó Leannáin. The derivation may be from leann, a cloak, or leannán, a lover, paramour. In any event, there were distinct septs in Fermanagh, Galway and Cork. The name has been changed in some cases to Leonard, an English name, q.v. IF.
Ó Leannáin Lennon, Lannin: an-líonmhar: Ulaidh, Oir-dheisceart, Gaillimh-Maigh Eo. Bhí clann airchinneach ag Lios Gabhail, Fear Manach agus dream eile ag Cill Ala. Bhí clann in oirthear na Gaillimhe a bhain le h-Ó Ceallaigh agus an ceathrú ceann ag Cuan Dor, i gCorca Laoidhe. Deineadh Leonard díobh, áiteanna. Athleagan: Ó Lionnáin. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Lenane: 16
Lennan: 166
Lennane: 83
Lennon: 685
Lenon: 3
Linnen: 8

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Leanane
Leannan
Lenin
Linnan
Linnin
Linning
Linnon
Linon
Lynnan
O Leannain
O Lennan
O Lennane
O Lynnan


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