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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. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    3. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    4. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
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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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