CREGEEN, contracted from O'CRIOCAIN, Criocan's son.'
CREGEEN may possibly be contracted from Mac Ria,-hain (corrupted Mac Regan:) Riaghan is a diminutive of riach, grey,' or sometimes 'swarthy.'
Compare (Irish) CREIGHAN, CREGAN.
CRIGENE , CREDGEEN , CREDJEEN , CREGERN .
common Jurby, German, Lonan elsewhere uncommon - these are not southern parishes