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The surname Minehan is an anglicized version of the Irish name O Muimhneachain.

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The surname Minehan was first found in County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht, where a sept of the Hy Fiachrach group called O Mionachain was mentioned in 1220 by the Four Masters. They were sub-chiefs of Erris.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Moynihan, Minihan, Minaghan, Moynaghan, Myneghane, Minighane, Munnighane, Minihane, Minnagh, Mimnagh, Moyna and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Minehan research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1659 is included under the topic Early Minehan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Minehan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Minehan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Biddy Minehan, aged 41, landed in New York, NY in 1851
  • Patk. Minehan, aged 25, who landed in America from Clare, in 1892
  • Mary Minehan, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Minehan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hannah Minehan, aged 20, who landed in America from Ballydehob, Ireland, in 1911
  • Michael Minehan, aged 44, who landed in America from Dublin, Ireland, in 1913
  • Michael Minehan, aged 44, who settled in America from Killalor, Ireland, in 1913
  • Margaret Minehan, aged 32, who landed in America from Limerick, Ireland, in 1916
  • Julie Minehan, aged 25, who emigrated to America, in 1919

Minehan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Minehan, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1833
  • Catherine Minehan, aged 30, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Thomas Hanford" from Cork, Ireland
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  • Cathy E. Minehan (b. 1947), President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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