Dunnahoo – a Dunn married a Hugh?

Recently I spoke to an elderly West Cork lady. She opened our conversation with the following: “Did you know that we pronounce your name DUNNAHOO? And that the name came about because of a Dunn marrying a Hugh? I didn’t reply hoping she would continue but when she didn’t, I said, “I always thought the […]

New variant in 1871 UK census

We have over 520 name variants recognised on the site from historical and current records In the 1871 England, Wales & Scotland census we find a new one,  Donnoughue