|Ó Rónáin||Ronan, Ronayne: líonmhar: sa Mhumhain agus san Oir-dheisceart. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann in anallód ach an ceann ba shuntasaí díobh in oirthear Chorcaí & na Déise. Fréamh: ón ainm pearsanta Rónán a bhí an-choitianta - ón rón, an t-ainmhí mara.|
|Ronan||numerous: mainly Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Rónáin. A first name from rón, a seal. There were a number of septs in mediaeval times, later they were represented by that of E Cork. See also Ronayne. MIF.|
|Ronayne||fairly numerous: Cork, Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Rónáin. See Ronan.|
|Rownan||Very rare: Dublin. Probably synonym of Ronan.|
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