Shannahan


Shannahan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Seanacháin Shanahan: líonmhar: sa Mhumhain & Oir-dheisceart. Clann de chuid Dál gCais a díbríodh ag an Brianaigh i 1318 agus a scaipeadh ar fud na Mumhan. Bíonn Shannon orthu go minic ina dtír dúchais, an Clár. Fréamh: seanach, sean, críona.
Shanaghan Very rare: Castlederg (Tyrone). See Shanahan.
Shanahan numerous: Munster and South East etc. Ir. Ó Seanacháin, dimin. of sean, an elder. They were a sept of Thomond, dispersed in 14 cent. Often changed to Shannon, q.v.

    Maps

  • Shannahan in 1659.
  • Shannahan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Shannahan 1901 census map
  • Shannahan 1911 census map
  • Shannahan Roman Catholic baptisms
    WEBSITES
  • Shanahan
    Kilbaha, Moyvane (Newtownsandes), Co. Kerry

Parishes where Shannahan and a second surname are found together

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