Hanrahan Family History
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Hanrahan Name Meaning
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnradháin ‘descendant of Anradhán’, a personal name from a diminutive of ánrad(h) ‘hero’, ‘warrior’, ‘champion’, a title denoting the nobleman next in rank to the king in medieval Ireland. The title was also used to denote court poets of the second rank.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press