Lanigan



Parishes where Lanigan and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:2Derry:3Donegal:4Dublin city:3
Kildare:3Kilkenny:73Laois:1Leitrim:1
Longford:2Offaly:3Tipperary:52Waterford:4
Westmeath:2Wexford:1

Surname Dictionary

Lanaghan Very rare: Down. See Lanigan.
Lanigan numerous: all areas, especially Kilkenny-Carlow-Waterford. Ir. Ó Lonagáin, perhaps from lon, a blackbird, (much admired by the early Irish because of its song). The name has always been associated with Kilkenny. MIF.
Lonegan Very rare: Newry (Down). See Lanigan.
Ó Lonagáin Lanigan: líonmhar ar fud na tíre ach i gCill Chainnigh-Ceatharlach-Port Lairge go príomha. Cill Chainnigh a bhfód dúchais, is cosúil. Tá an bhrí éiginnte ach déarfainn go mbaineann leis an ainm Lonán atá bunaithe ar an éan ab annsa le Gaeil, an lon dubh. Míniú eile ar fad ar Lanigan ná Ó Fhlannagáin - féidearthacht, mar a deirtear anois.

Variants in Griffith's
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Lanagan: 6
Lanaghan: 2
Lanigan: 154
Lanighan: 2
Lannagan: 4
Lannigan: 48

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Lainagan
Lanagen
Lanagin
Lannegan
Lannigen
Lenigan
Lennagan
Linnagin
Lonegan
O Lonagain


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