Degnan births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Degnan rare: Antrim. See Deignan.
Deighnan fairly rare: Connacht, Belfast area (Deignan). Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin (dark head). See Duignan which relates to Roscommon. SGA gives Ó Duígeannáin as the modern version.
Dignam fairly numerous: Dublin etc. See Duigenan.
Dignan rare: scattered. See Duigenan.
Duignan fairly numerous: Midlands, E Connacht. Ir. Ó Duibhgeannáin. Derivation possibly similar to Duffin. They were a noted literary family of Roscommon. SGG.
Ó Duibhgeannáin Duignan (-m): cuíosach líonmhar: Lár na Tíre & oirthear Chonnacht. Clann liteartha i Ros Comáin & Liatroim a b'ea iad. Brí: dubh + ceann. MIF & SGG.
 

Districts where Degnan and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Dignan: 501
  • Duignan: 1224
  • Dignam: 509
  • Duigenan: 77
  • Duignam: 43
  • Degnan: 179
  • Deignan: 282
  • Diegnan: 10
  • Deighnan: 1
  • Deignam: 2
  • Dygnam: 3
  • Dignum: 67
  • Dignon: 4
  • Dignham: 1
  • Duighnan: 1
  • Deegnan: 2
  • Degnin: 53
  • Deighnehan: 17
  • Dignane: 7
  • Dygnan: 6
  • Dignin: 3
  • Degnam: 6
  • Degnon: 2
  • Deighnihan: 2
  • Deugnin: 2
  • Digenan: 3
  • Dighnan: 3
  • Digunan: 2
  • Duegnan: 2
  • Dugnan: 4
  • Duiegan: 2

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