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The surname Renahan comes from the Irish O Reannachain.

Renahan Early Origins



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

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Renahan Spelling Variations


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Renahan Spelling Variations



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

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Renahan Early History


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Renahan Early History



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

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Renahan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Renahan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Renahan 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:

Renahan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James, Catherine, and Mary Renahan, who landed in New York in 1854
  • Catharine Renahan, aged 22, landed in New York in 1854
  • James Renahan, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Mary Renahan, aged 18, landed in New York in 1854

Renahan Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Daniel Renahan, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Caucasian"
  • James Renahan, aged 24, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Caucasian"

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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. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    3. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    4. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    6. 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.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    10. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
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    The Renahan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Renahan 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 25 February 2014 at 13:38.

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