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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. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    3. 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).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    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 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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