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The surname Renegar comes from the Irish O Reannachain.

Renegar Early Origins



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

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Renegar Spelling Variations


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Renegar Spelling Variations



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

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Renegar Early History


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Renegar Early History



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

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Renegar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Renegar Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Renegar 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. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    2. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    6. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    9. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
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    The Renegar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Renegar 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 1 November 2016 at 13:15.

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