Linehan Family History
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Linehan Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laidhghneáin ‘descendant of Laidhghneán’, a personal name that occurs in Old Irish genealogies; it is perhaps a diminutive of laidhghein ‘snow-birth’ (from ladhg ‘snow’ + gein ‘birth’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lenahan, Renehan, Kinahan, Windham, Meehan, Finnegan, Lanahan