Dignam



Parishes where Dignam 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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Armagh:5Belfast city:1Carlow:1Cavan:17
Down:2Dublin:17Dublin city:25Galway:2
Kildare:4Laois:3Leitrim:2Louth:5
Mayo:1Meath:8Monaghan:3Offaly:2
Roscommon:17Sligo:1Waterford:3Westmeath:18
Wicklow:1

Surname Dictionary

Degnan rare: Antrim. See Deignan.
Deighnan fairly rare: Connacht, Belfast area (Deignan). Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin (dark head). See Duignan which relates to Roscommon. SGA gives Ó Duígeannáin as the modern version.
Dignam fairly numerous: Dublin etc. See Duigenan.
Dignan rare: scattered. See Duigenan.
Duignan fairly numerous: Midlands, E Connacht. Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin. Derivation possibly similar to Duffin. They were a noted literary family of Roscommon. SGG.
Ó Duibhgeannáin Duignan (-m): cuíosach líonmhar: Lár na Tíre & oirthear Chonnacht. Clann liteartha i Ros Comáin & Liatroim a b'ea iad. Brí: dubh + ceann. MIF & SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Degnan: 8
Deignan: 8
Diegnan: 4
Dignam: 138
Dignan: 168
Duigenan: 5
Duignam: 10
Duignan: 199

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Deegnan
Degnam
Degnin
Degnon
Deighnan
Deighnehan
Deighnihan
Deignam
Deignon
Deugnan
Deugnin
Diganam
Digenan
Dighnan
Digname
Dignane
Dignham
Dignin
Dignon
Dignum
Digunan
Duegnan
Dugnan
Duiegan
Duiegnan
Duighnam
Duighnan
Duignane
Duignum
Dygnam
Dygnan
O Duibhgeannain
O'Duigenan


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