McKnight



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McKnight 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).

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


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Antrim 39 Armagh 25
Belfast city 21 Cavan 5
Clare 7 Cork city 2
Derry 12 Donegal 10
Down 97 Dublin 2
Fermanagh 6 Galway 1
Limerick 13 Limerick city 2
Louth 1 Mayo 1
Meath 1 Monaghan 6
Tyrone 25 Waterford 1
Westmeath 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Knight: fairly numerous: all areas, especially N Munster and Connacht. Ir. Mac an Ridire(See Fitzsimons). In Ulster, it is Scottish Mac Neachtain, usually appearing as MacKnight. MIF.
Mac an Ridire: Mac Knight, Knight. líonmhar: Cúige Uladh. Is cosúil gur Mac Neachtain ba shinsear don dream sa ach is cinnte gur ghlac muintir Mhic Shiomóin leis an ainm sinseartha sa san Iar-Mhí. Bíonn Knight le fáil sa Mhumhain thuaidh agus Connachta - b'fhéidir go mbeadh daoine ag maíomh gur shíolraigh siad ó ridirí!
MacKnight: numerous: Ulster generally. Ir. Mac an Ridire, ridire, a knight. It may also be Scottish Mac Neachtain, from old first name Neachtan (descendant of the waters). This would account for many in Ulster. SI & GPN.
MacNeight: Very rare: Down. See Mac Knight.
Managh: rare: Tyrone etc. Ir. ? Manach, a monk.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Knight 112
Managh 3
McKnight 278
McNeight 14
McNight 8


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac an Ridire
MacKnight
MacNeight
Macnight
Magknight
Managht
Manatt


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