Sheehane


    Maps

  • Sheehane in 1659.

  • Sheehane births mapped 1864-1913

  • Sheehane 1901 census map

  • Sheehane Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 4

Parishes where Sheehane 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:4

Surname Dictionary

Ó Síodhacháin Sheehan: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre - sa Mhumhain go sonrach. Clann de chuid Dál gCais a bhí suite ar dtús in Uí Conaill Gabhra, Luimneach .i. abhantrach na Daoile. Tugtar an bhrí, de ghnáth, mar síodhach = síochánta ach tá an dara tuairim ann gurab é an an focal ón Sean-Ghaeilge sídach = mactíre, is bun leis. Mícheál Ó Síocháin (1870-1945), ard-easpag Sydney na h-Astráile, bhí sé ina bhunaitheoir ar Choláiste na Rinne, 1909. Litriú nua: Ó Síocháin.
O'Sheehan Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Síothcháin. See Sheehan.
Sheahan numerous: mainly Munster.Ir. Ó Síodhcháin, perhaps from sítheach (peaceful). A sept of Dál gCais in W Limerick. See also Sheehan. IF.
Sheehan Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster.Ir. Ó Síodhcháin, sítheach, peaceful. However, the Old Irish sídeach means "wolf" and the Scottish Highland Shaws derive from it, so Sheehan may not be entirely non-violent. See also Sheahan. SI & IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Sheahan: 192
Sheehan: 1872
Sheehane: 4
Shehan: 22

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O Sheaghane
O Sheehane
O Sheghane
O Shighane
O Shyghane
O Siodhachain
O'Sheehan
Seehan
Seehane
Shayhan
Sheaghan
Sheahen
Sheahon
Sheahorn
Sheeheen
Sheehn
Sheghan
Sheghane
Shehane
Sheherne
Shihane
Shyghan


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