McCrossan



Parishes where McCrossan 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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Derry:15Donegal:5Tyrone:100

Surname Dictionary

Crossan numerous: Donegal-Derry and Ulster generally. Ir. Mac an Chrosáin, crosán was a jester or satirist in medieval Ireland. Two septs of this name: one in Ulster, the other in the Midlands. See also Cross. SI.
Mac an Chrosáin Mac Crossan, Crossan : líonmhar: Tír Conaill-Doire & rl. Bhí clann amháin i dtuaisceart Uladh agus ceann eile i Lár-Laighean a bhí ina bhfilí ag na Mordhaigh agus Ó Conchúir. Galldaíodh iad sa 16 céad agus deineadh Crosby díobh. Fir magaidh a b'ea na crosáin - níos lú ná file ná bard ó thaobh céimíocht de.MIF.
MacCrossan fairly numerous: Tyrone-Donegal & Ulster generally; Kildare and scattered in the south. Ir. Mac an Chrosáin, crosán, a rhymer, entertainer. There were families in Tyrone and Kildare - the latter now usually Crosby. SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
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Crossan: 115
Crossen: 22
Crossin: 7
Crosson: 10
McCrossan: 120

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Crosin
Croson
Mac an Chrosain
MacCrossan
McCrosan
McCrossen
McCrosson


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