Colgan



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Colgan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Colgan households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 17 Armagh 5
Belfast city 4 Carlow 1
Cavan 10 Clare 1
Derry 10 Donegal 4
Down 25 Dublin 6
Dublin city 11 Fermanagh 3
Galway 7 Kildare 34
Laois 10 Leitrim 4
Limerick city 2 Longford 2
Louth 9 Mayo 6
Meath 12 Monaghan 2
Offaly 68 Tipperary 1
Tyrone 39 Waterford 1
Westmeath 44    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Colgan: numerous: Dublin, Ulster, Midlands etc. Ir. Mac Colgan. From Colga, an early personal name. A sept in Derry was originally Ó Colgan; another was seated at Kilcolgan in Offaly. IF & SGG.
Mac Colgan: Colgan: cuíosach líonmhar: Ulaidh & Lár na Tíre. Bhí Mac Colgan suite ag Cill Colgan, Uíbh Flailí. Bhí Ó Colgan (ar dtús) ag Tír Ciabháin, Doire, ach tugadh Mac Colgan orthu sa 16 céad. Ón ainm pearsanta Colga.
MacColgan: fairly numerous: Derry-Tyrone etc. Ir. Mac Colgan, from old first name Colga. There were septs in Derry and Offaly. SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Colgan 338
McColgan 127
McColgen 3
McColgin 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Colgáin
Collgan
Coolgan
Culgan
Mac Colgan
MacColgan


SECOND SURNAME


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