The surname Renegar comes from the Irish O Reannachain.
Early Origins of the Renegar family
The surname Renegar was first found in the ancient territory of Oriel, which was mostly comprised of modern day Armagh, Monaghan and Fermanagh.
Early History of the Renegar family
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Renegar Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Renehan, Renahan, Ronaghan, Renegan, Renaghan and others.
Early Notables of the Renegar family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Renegar family
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.