McGeehan



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




McGeehan 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).

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


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Antrim 2 Armagh 2
Derry 17 Donegal 71
Down 18 Tyrone 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Gaoithín: Mac Geehan, Mageean: líon beag: Doire-Tír Eoghain. Sloinne Conallach go mbíonn Mac Gahan orthu, leis. MIF.
MacGeehan: Quite numerous: Derry-Tyrone. Ir. Mac Gaoithín, perhaps from gaoth, wind. See also Guihen & Guiheen. Another Ir. version Mag Aedhín is possible.
Mageean: Quite numerous: Down. Ir. Mag Aedhín, (SGA). Dimin. of Aodh. However, Woulfe gives Mac Gaoithín, also in Ulster.
Magihan: Very rare: Belfast. Probably as Mageean.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Magean 8
Mageean 3
Mageehan 11
McGeehan 111
McGehan 9


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac Gaoithín
MacGeehan
MacGeehin
MacGeehon
Mageen
Magihan
McGechin
McGeehin
McGeehon
McGeein


SECOND SURNAME


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