Hennessy


Hennessy households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Hennessy Very numerous: all areas, mainly Munster and S Leinster. Ir. Ó h-Aonghusa, from the personal name Aonghus, earlier Óengus. There were septs in the Midlands and W Cork. The Hennessys of Cognac fame came from Mallow. IF.
Hensey fairly rare: Dublin and scattered. A variant of Hennessy, q.v.
Ó h-Aonghusa rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Hennessy.
Ó h-Aonghusa Hennessy: líonmhar: Laighin & Mumhain. Clann a bhí suite in Uíbh Fhailí. Leathaigh go C. Mumhan mar a mbíonn Henchy ortha uaireannta. B'as Mala do lucht an bhranda sa Fhrainc. IF & SGG.

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