carnahan



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Carnaghan rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Cearnacháin, (victorious). See Kernaghan.
Kearnahan Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Cearnacháin (dimin. of cearnach, victorious). Septs of Meath and Donegal. Numerous as Kernaghan, q.v. SGG.
Kernaghan numerous: Down-Antrim etc. Ir. Ó Cearnacháin, cearnach, victorious. Originally of Donegal. Also as Kernoghan.
MacKernaghan rare: Omagh (Tyrone). Ir. Mac Cearnacháin. Usually an "Ó" name. See Kernaghan.
Ó Cearnacháin (1) Kernaghan (2) Kernon: tá (1) líonmhar in oirthear Uladh ach tá líon beag (2) in Ard Mhacha. Anallód, bhí clanna sa Mhí agus Tír Conaill. Brí: ceárnach a chiallaíonn buadhach.MIF.


Parishes where carnahan and a second surname are found together

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