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

Minehan Early Origins



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.

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Minehan Spelling Variations


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Minehan Spelling Variations



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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Minehan Early History


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Minehan Early History



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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Minehan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Minehan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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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Contemporary Notables of the name Minehan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Minehan (post 1700)



  • Cathy E. Minehan (b. 1947), President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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Minehan Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    3. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
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    The Minehan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Minehan Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 March 2012 at 09:01.

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