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

Early Origins of the Minehan family


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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Early History of the Minehan family

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Early History of the Minehan family


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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 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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Early Notables of the Minehan family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Minehan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Minehan family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Minehan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Minehan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Biddy Minehan, aged 41, who landed in New York, NY in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • 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, who 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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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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