• Flanagan in 1659.

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  • Flanagan 1911 census map

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Parishes where Flanagan and a second surname are found together


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

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Antrim:5Armagh:41Belfast city:18Carlow:7
Cavan:46Clare:128Cork:38Cork city:21
Dublin city:33Fermanagh:108Galway:145Kerry:8
Limerick:73Limerick city:4Longford:26Louth:18

Surname Dictionary

Flanagan Very numerous: all areas but especially S E Leinster, Connacht, S Ulster. The Irish is Ó Flannagáin, Flann, a popular personal name meaning "blood-red". A sept of Roscommon related to the O'Connors; another of Fermanagh. There were also groups in Offaly and Waterford. IF & SGG.
Ó Flannagáin Flanagan: an-líonmhar: gach aird: go speisialta in oir-dheisceart Laighean, Connachta agus deisceart Uladh. Clann tábhachtach i gConnachta, gaolmhar leis na Conchúraigh. Bhí clanna eile i bhFear Manach agus Uíbh Fhailí. Brí: ón ainm pearsanta Flann, a bhí an-choitinn sa mheán-aois. MIF & SGG.
O'Flanagan Quite numerous: Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Flannagáin, dimin. of first name Flann (ruddy). A sept of Roscommon whose chief was steward to the kings of Connacht. See Flanagan.

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