Gahon

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GAHON BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913


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Gaughan
Belmullet, Co. Mayo

Gahan
Australia




No Gahon households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Gahon households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gahan: numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Gaoithín (gaoth, wind). Chiefs of Síol Éalaigh (Shillelagh) in Wicklow. A group with the same name in N Connacht now appear as Guihen and Wynne. MIF & SGG.
Gaughan: fairly numerous: Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Gáibheacháin (Gácháin). A sept of Uí Fiachrach (N Connacht). Also as Gavaghan and Gavigan, q.v. MIF & SGG.
Geehan: rare: Offaly-Tipperary. Ir. Ó Gaoithín. From gaoth, wind; perhaps a diminutive of Ó Maolghaoithe. A family of Síol Éalaigh, Wicklow, existing as Gahan. Also a Connacht group which appears as Wynne. See Gahan. SGG.
MacCahon: Quite numerous: Derry-N Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Eacháin. See Mac Caughan.
Mag Gathan: Gahan: luaite ag de Bhulbh mar chlaochlú ar Mac Gaoithín.
Ó Gaoithín: (1) Gahan, (2) Guihen: tá (1) líonmhar i Loch Garman; is líon beag (2) i gCiarraí, Ros Comáin & Liatroim. Deineadh Wynn díobh i gConnachta, leis. Bhí an chéad dream i gceannas i Síol Éalaigh, Cill Mhantáin. Fréamh: ón ainm Gaoth - féach Mac Gaoithe.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gahan 146
Gahen 4
Gaughan 158
Geehan 39
Goaghan 7
Goughan 4
McCahon 4
McGaghan 8
McGahan 110


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gaoithín
Gaghon
Gahin
Gahon
Ganghan
Gaughane
Gaughen
Gauhan
Geahan
Geeheen
Geehen
Geehing
MacAghon
MacCahon
MacGaghan
Mag Gathan
Magahin
McAghon
McGahen
McGahin
McGaughin
Megaughen
O'Gahan


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