Regan


Regan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Réagáin Regan: fuaimniú Muimhneach ar Ó Riagáin, q.v.
Ó Riagáin rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Regan.
Ó Riagáin (O')Regan: an-líonmhar - i gCorcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Ó thaobh staire de, bhí trí chlann: an ceann sa Mhí, scaipeadh aimsir an Ionraidh í ach d'fhan cuid acu i Laois. Clann eile i dTuathmhumhain a shíolraigh ó Riagán, nia le Brian Bóroimhe. Bhí an triú dream i gCairbre, iarthar Chorcaí, mar bhain siad leis na Carthaigh. Réagán an fuaimniú sa Mhumhain agus is mar sin, is dócha, a fuair Ronald Reagan, Uachtarán SAM, a shloinne. Fréamh: díspeagadh ar "rí". SGG & IF.
O'Reagan Very rare: Kilfinnane (Limerick). Ir. Ó Riagáin. See O'Regan.
O'Regan Very numerous: mainly Cork. Ir. Ó Riagáin (perhaps dimin. of , a king). A sept of Meath and one of the "Tribes of Tara", who were dispersed at the Invasion. There were other septs in Thomond and Cork. The pronounciation in Munster is Réagán, which would account for the name of President Ronald Reagan of USA. IF & SGG.
Reagan Very rare: scattered. Ir. Ó Riagáin. See O'Reagan.
Regan numerous: all areas, especially Roscommon-Sligo-Mayo. Ir. Ó Riagáin, dimin. of , a king. There were septs in Meath, Clare and Cork. Those of Meath were dispersed at the Invasion and some settled in Laois. See also O'Regan. IF.

    Maps

  • Regan in 1659.
  • Regan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Regan 1901 census map
  • Regan 1911 census map
  • Regan Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Regan Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

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