Gahey



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Gahey 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).

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


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Belfast city 1 Down 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

MacGaghey: rare: Monaghan, Meath etc. Ir. Mag Eachaidh, variant of Eochaidh, see Mac Gough.
MacGahey: fairly rare: Down, Derry etc. Ir. Mag Eachaidh, see Mac Gaghey.
MacGaughey: fairly numerous: Antrim etc. Ir. Mag Eachaidh, variant of Eochaidh, first name meaning, probably, "horseman". See Haughey.
Mag Eachaidh: Mac Gahey: líon beag: Muineachán, an Mhí & rl. Leagan eile ar Mag Eochadha, q.v.
Magahy: rare: scattered. Variant of Mac Gahey, q.v.
Megahey: Quite numerous: Belfast area etc. Ir. Mag Eachaidh. Variant of Mac Gaghey, q.v.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gahey 2
Magahy 4
McGaghey 3
McGaghy 13
McGahey 48
McGahy 58
McGaughey 13
McGaughy 15
Megaghey 2
Megahey 3


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
MacGaghey
MacGahey
MacGaughey
Mag Eachaidh
Megahy


SECOND SURNAME


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