The Grehan Family

Grehan family crest

(Crest No. 321. Plate 60.)

THE Grehan family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Fiachra, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Greachain and signifies “Woundgiving.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present County of Antrim. The McGrehans, Grehans, or Grahams were also clans of note in the Counties of Fermanagh and Kerry.