O'Donoghue


    Maps

  • O'Donoghue in 1659.

  • O'Donoghue births mapped 1864-1913

  • O'Donoghue 1901 census map

  • O'Donoghue 1911 census map

  • O'Donoghue Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 6
  • Full surname history
  • Websites

    O'Donoghue
    Cavan (archived)

    O'Donoghue
    The O'Donoghue society

    Donahue
    (archived)

    Donahue




Parishes where O'Donoghue 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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Cork:4Cork city:2Dublin city:1

Surname Dictionary

Donoghue Very numerous: Midlands, Connacht and generally. Ir. Ó Donnchadha, mod spell. Donnchú. Septs in Cavan, Galway and Kerry. Usually O'Donoghue in Munster. Derived from the personal name Donnchadh, possibly "strong warrior". In Leinster the name also occurs as Dunphy. IF & SGG.
Ó Donnchadha rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Donoghue.
Ó Donnchadha O'Donoghue, Donagh, Dunphy: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír, i gCiarraí & Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann: (1) Ciarraí - Ó Donnchú Mór & Ó Donnchú an Ghleanna. (2) Osraí, mar a bhfuil Dunphy orthu. (3) Uí Máine (Gaillimh). (4) i gCabhán. Ón ainm pearsanta Donnchadh, a chiallaíonn, b'fhéidir, tiarna donn nó laoch láidir. Maireann Ó Donnchú an Ghleanna agus é i dteideal bheith ina thaoiseach ar an gClann. Ó Donnchú an litriú nua. IF & SGG.
O'Donoghue Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Ó Donnchadha, from first name Donnchadh, "brown lord". There were a number of septs: Cork-Kerry, Galway, Cavan, Kilkenny. The latter became Dunphy. IF.

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