Skeahan Catholic baptisms in Ireland

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Sceacháin Skehan: cuíosach líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart-Tiobraid Árann-Luimneach-an Clár. Bhí an chlann sa bunaithe i dTiobraid Árann. Is ionann sceach agus dris nó tor deilgneach; b'fhéidir go bhfuil tagairt do dhuine achrannach?
Skehan fairly numerous: South East, Tipperary-Limerick-Clare. Ir. Ó Sceacháin, perhaps from sceach, a thorn bush. This has lead to a widespread change to Thornton. In Ulster, the name was Mac Sceacháin, giving the rare Mac Skeane (as well as Thornton).MIF.

Parishes where Skeahan and a second surname are both baptised.


RC parishes and households

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

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