Farnan


Farnan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Farnan Quite numerous: Belfast, N Midlands. Ir. Ó Farannáin, Forannán was a popular first name in early Ireland. The family were erenaghs at Ardstraw, Tyrone. SGG.
Fearnon Very rare: scattered in Ulster. Ir. Ó Fearnáin, according to Woulfe, an abbreviation of Ó h-Ifearnáin which is however a southern name. Ó Farannáin (Farnan) appears more apt. SI & SGG.
Fernane Very rare: Kerry. Ir. Ó Farannáin. See Farnan.
Ó Fearnáin Fernane: fíor-annamh: Trá Lí. giorriú ar Ó h-Ifearnáin, ceaptar. Leagan eile: Ó h-Earnáin.

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