Crossan births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Crossan numerous: Donegal-Derry and Ulster generally. Ir. Mac an Chrosáin, crosán was a jester or satirist in medieval Ireland. Two septs of this name: one in Ulster, the other in the Midlands. See also Cross. SI.
Mac an Chrosáin Mac Crossan, Crossan : líonmhar: Tír Conaill-Doire & rl. Bhí clann amháin i dtuaisceart Uladh agus ceann eile i Lár-Laighean a bhí ina bhfilí ag na Mordhaigh agus Ó Conchúir. Galldaíodh iad sa 16 céad agus deineadh Crosby díobh. Fir magaidh a b'ea na crosáin - níos lú ná file ná bard ó thaobh céimíocht de.MIF.
MacCrossan fairly numerous: Tyrone-Donegal & Ulster generally; Kildare and scattered in the south. Ir. Mac an Chrosáin, crosán, a rhymer, entertainer. There were families in Tyrone and Kildare - the latter now usually Crosby. SGG.
 

Districts where Crossan and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Crossan: 615
  • McCrossan: 496
  • Crossin: 144
  • Crossen: 186
  • Crosson: 178
  • Croson: 5
  • McCrosson: 64
  • McCrosan: 3
  • McCrossen: 8
  • Crosin: 3

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