Gun



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Gun 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Fermanagh 2 Kerry 12
Monaghan 2 Waterford 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gunne: fairly numerous: Fermanagh-Cavan-Monaghan etc. Ir. Mac Giolla Gunna; Mac Giolla Dhuinn. Either "gun gillie" or "brown attendant". A sept of Fermanagh. It is also a Scottish name of Norse origin. Still exists as MacElgunn. SI & SS.
Mac Giolla Dhuinn: Mac Elgunn, Gilgunn, Gunn: líon beag: Liatroim, Fear Manach & rl. Tá an sloinne seo an-chosúil le Mac Giolla Gunna, sa chaoi gur deacair iad a aithint ón a chéile. Bhain an ceann thuas le Sligeach. MIF.
Mac Giolla Gunna: MacElgunn, Gilgunn, Gunn: cuíosach líonmhar: Fear Manach-Cabhán-Muineachán & rl. Bhí an dream sa i Fear Manach ach is cosúil go bhfuil Mac Giolla Dhuinn, q.v., measctha leo anois. Luaitear an dá shloinne leis an bhfile, Cathal Buí Mac Giolla Gunna (1690-1756).


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gun 17
Gunn 137


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gunne
Mac Giolla Dhuinn
Mac Giolla Gunna


SECOND SURNAME


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