Forhen households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Foran numerous: South East, Leinster, Kerry etc. Ir. Ó Fuartháin (Fuaráin). from fuar, cold. The name is associated with Waterford and has sometimes been changed to Ford. MIF.
Forhan Very rare: Kerry. Ir. Ó Fuartháin. See Foran.
Ó Fuaráin Foran: líonmhar: Ciarraí-Corcaigh-Port Lairge & oir-dheisceart Laighean. Bhí Ó Furtháin orthu níos luaithe - ní fios an "fuar" an bhrí taobh thiar de. Ar mí-ádhmharaí an tsaoil, tugadh Ford ar mórán díobh - Annraí na ngluaisteán ina measc. MIF.


  • Forhen in 1659.
  • Forhen births mapped 1864-1913
  • Forhen Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Forhen Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where Forhen and a second surname are found together


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