Gaff



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Gaff 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).

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


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Laois 1 Offaly 3
Roscommon 1 Tipperary 1
Wicklow 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gaff: rare: Dublin. Ir. Mag Eathach. The name appears as MacGagh in Galway. Woulfe says this is a variant of Mag Eachaidh (MacGahey), q.v. SGG.
MacGagh: rare: Tuam (Galway). Ir. Mag Eathach, variant of Eochaidh, horseman. See Haughey and Mac Gough.
Mag Eathach: Mac Gagh, Gaff: annamh: Gaillimh. Is cosúil gur leagan de Mag Eachaidh é.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gaff 7
McGagh 12
McGah 5


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
MacGagh
Mag Eathach


SECOND SURNAME


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