Gargan



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Gargan 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).

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


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Cavan 10 Dublin 1
Kildare 1 Longford 1
Louth 5 Meath 50
Monaghan 1 Westmeath 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gargan: fairly numerous: Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Geargáin, gearg = fierce. Originally of Breifne and also occurring as Mac Geargáin.
Mac Geargáin: Garrigan: líon beag: an Mhí. Ar aon dul le Ó Geargáin.
Ó Geargáin: Gargan: cuíosach líonmhar: Lár na Tíre. Sloinne a bhí bunaithe i mBreifne. Brí: gearg = laoch, gaiscíoch, ar bonn meafarach.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gairgan 2
Gargan 70
Garigan 31
McGargan 1


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Geargáin
Gargin
Gargon
Gergan
Ghargan
Mac Geargáin


SECOND SURNAME


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