Hession



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

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Antrim:1Galway:30Limerick:1Mayo:22
Waterford:1

Surname Dictionary

Hession numerous: Galway-Mayo-Sligo etc. Ir. Ó h-Oisín, Oisín, a personal name which is a diminutive of os, a deer. SI.
Hishon Very rare: scattered. MacLysacht says it is Tipperary form of Hession, q.v.
Ó h-Oisín Hession: líonmhar: Gaillimh-Maigh Eo-Sligeach. Clann tábhachtach i gConnachta. Fréamh: an t-ainm Oisín, díspeagadh ar os = fia.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Heshan: 5
Heshin: 8
Heshon: 2
Hessan: 3
Hessen: 2
Hessian: 98
Hession: 55
Hesson: 3
Hission: 2
Hushen: 2
Hushin: 3
Hushion: 2
Hussian: 4
Hussion: 22

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Heshion
Hessien
Hestian
Hestion
Hishin
Hishion
Hishon
Hissen
Hisson
O h-Oisin
O hlOisin
O hOisin


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