Guihan



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Guihan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Carlow 5 Leitrim 3

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.
Gihon: rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Gaoithín. See Guihen.
Guiheen: Very rare: Connacht. See Guihen.
Guihen: Quite numerous: Roscommon, Leitrim, Kerry. Ir. Ó Gaoithín, gaoth = wind. This name has also been anglicised Wynn. Always associated with Blasket Is. MIF & SGG.
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
Geehan 39
Gehan 9
Gihon 14
Guihan 8
Guiheen 16
Guihen 8


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gaoithín
Geahan
Geeheen
Geehen
Geehing
Giheen
Gihin


SECOND SURNAME


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