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Re: DUIGNAN- Hennigan - Ireland early 1800's
Posted by: Joan Burke Date: March 31, 2000 at 23:10:43
In Reply to: DUIGNAN- Hennigan - Ireland early 1800's by Tommy Hennigan (NJ) of 222

Although the departure point for your ancestors was Mayo, the most common places to find DUIGNANs are Roscommon(considered their ancestral home),Longford,Leitrim and Cavan. My father was a DUIGNAN from Longford and his people had lived there for several centuries, close to the Cavan border. The name HENNIGAN I know nothing about but it may be an Anglicized version of an older Gaelic name.

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