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Gaugh households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Goch: Gough: líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart & rl. Sloinne ón mBreatnais: coch = dearg, rua. Bhí siad in Éirinn sa 13 céad. Bhí siad chun tosaigh i bPort Lairge sa 17 céad.
Goff: Quite numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Góch, according to Woulfe, from Welsh coch, red. There is also a Welsh word gof = smith. The Welsh connection is well established - they came in 13 cent and settled in Dublin and Waterford. See Gough. MIF.
Gough: numerous: E Ulster, Midlands, South-East. Ir. Goch, from Welsh coch = red. In Waterford 13 cent. Now pronounced Goff and so spelled in some cases. This name is also an anglicisation of (1) Ó Cuacháin (Mayo) and (2) Mag Eochadha (Armagh-Monaghan).
MacGaugh: Very rare: Galway-Mayo. Ir. Mag Eathach. See Mac Gagh.
MacGeogh: Very rare: Belfast. See Mac Geough.
MacGeough: numerous: Armagh-Tyrone-Monaghan; Louth-Meath etc. Ir. Mag Eochadha, from first name Eochaidh (horseman). Associated with Oriel. MIF.
MacGoff: rare: Mayo etc. Ir. Mag Eochadha. See Mac Gough.
MacGough: Quite numerous: Monaghan, Midlands, Galway etc. Ir. Mac Eochadha from first name Eochaidh, associated with Oriel. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gaugh 2
Goff 69
Gough 255
McGaugh 7
McGeogh 59
McGeough 70
McGoff 14
McGough 181


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Geaugh
Goagh
Goch
Goffe
Gogh
Goof
Gooff
Goog
Googh
Gougg
Goughe
Goughes
MacGaugh
MacGeogh
MacGeough
MacGoff
MacGough
Magough


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