Drennan Catholic baptisms in Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Drennan fairly numerous: Kilkenny-Laois, Belfast. Ir. Ó Draighneáin, draighean, blackthorn. Originating in Connacht where they have become Thornton by pseudo-translation.MIF.
Ó Draighneáin Drennan, Thornton: cuíosach líonmhar: Laois-Cill Chainnigh & rl; Thornton atá orthu i gConnachta. Bhí clanna in nGaillimh & an Clár. Brí: draighneán, an tor deilgneach prunus spinosa ar a mbíonn an airne mar thoradh. Scoláire dílis Gaeilge a b'ea Muiris Ó Droighneáin (1901-79) ó Chorcaigh a shaothraigh i mBéal Feirste. Scríobh sé An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge, leabhar fóinteach atá leasaithe anois ag M.A. Ó Murchú.
 

Parishes where Drennan and a second surname are both baptised.

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RC parishes and households

This list shows total Drennan Roman Catholic baptisms by county and parish.
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Variants and totals


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