Skehan


Skehan 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 Sceacháin Skehan: cuíosach líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart-Tiobraid Árann-Luimneach-an Clár. Bhí an chlann sa bunaithe i dTiobraid Árann. Is ionann sceach agus dris nó tor deilgneach; b'fhéidir go bhfuil tagairt do dhuine achrannach?
Skehan fairly numerous: South East, Tipperary-Limerick-Clare. Ir. Ó Sceacháin, perhaps from sceach, a thorn bush. This has lead to a widespread change to Thornton. In Ulster, the name was Mac Sceacháin, giving the rare Mac Skeane (as well as Thornton).MIF.

    Maps

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

Parishes where Skehan and a second surname are found together

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