Kowan

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Cowan
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No Kowan households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Cowan: numerous: Down and Ulster generally, Dublin. Ir. Mac Comhdhain, Ó Comhdhain. From a rare early personal name Comhghan. Also as MacCone. However, Cowan is a common Scottish name (of similar derivation) which may account for many in Ulster.
Cowen: Very rare: E Ulster. See Cowan.
MacCowan: rare: Antrim, Kerry etc.Ir. Mac Comhdhain. There is a Scottish connection but it is in any case a synonym of Mac Cone, q.v. MIF.
Macowan: Very rare: Derry. Ir. Mac Comhdhain. See Mac Cone.
Ó Comhdhain: Cowen, Cowan: deir Mac Giolla Iasachta go bhfuil an bun-sloinne imithe i léig ach freagraíonn Cowan do Mac Comhdhain i gCúige Uladh. Litriú nua: Ó Comhain.SI.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Cowan 399
Cowen 52
Cowhen 5
Macowan 2
McCowan 14
McCowen 4


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Comhdhain
Cowin
Kowan
MacCowan
MacCowen


SECOND SURNAME


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