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The surname Renaghan comes from the Irish O Reannachain.

Renaghan Early Origins



The surname Renaghan was first found in the ancient territory of Oriel, which was mostly comprised of modern day Armagh, Monaghan and Fermanagh.

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Renaghan Spelling Variations


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Renaghan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Renehan, Renahan, Ronaghan, Renegan, Renaghan and others.

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Renaghan Early History


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Renaghan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Renaghan research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1659, 1797 and 1857 are included under the topic Early Renaghan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Renaghan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Renaghan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Renaghan 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 or some of its variants were: John Ronaghan, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1836; Matthew Renehan, who settled in New York in 1840; James, Catherine, and Mary Renahan, who landed in New York in 1854.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    2. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    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. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    8. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    9. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Renaghan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Renaghan 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 3 July 2014 at 17:01.

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