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McMahon households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 5 Armagh 85
Belfast city 31 Carlow 1
Cavan 116 Clare 799
Cork 23 Cork city 5
Derry 8 Donegal 7
Down 76 Dublin 49
Dublin city 31 Fermanagh 134
Galway 13 Kerry 69
Kildare 10 Kilkenny 6
Laois 33 Leitrim 2
Limerick 212 Limerick city 61
Longford 3 Louth 45
Mayo 5 Meath 43
Monaghan 436 Offaly 6
Roscommon 4 Tipperary 40
Tyrone 103 Waterford 5
Westmeath 3 Wexford 4
Wicklow 5    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Mathghamhna: Mac Mahon: an-líonmhar: an Clár-Luimneach-Tiobraid Árann- Ciarraí agus Muineachán. Freagraíonn an dáileadh sa leis an dá chlann stairiúla: (1) an dream i dTuathmhumhain a bhí suite i gCorca Bascinn agus a shíolraigh ó Mhathúin, gar-mhac le Brian Bóroimhe; (2) clann Oirghialla a bhí cumhachtach sa dúiche sin agus gur cuireadh a dtaoiseach deireannach chun báis i Londain i 1644. Chuaidh cuid acu ar an Mór-Roinn tar éis treascairt an 17 céad agus díobh san do b'ea Patrick Mac Mahon (1808-1893), Uachtarán na Fraince agus saighdiúir céimiúil. Brí: féach Ó Mathúna. IF.
MacMahon: Very numerous: Clare-Limerick-Tipperary-Kerry and Monaghan-Cavan-Louth. Ir. Mac Mathghamhna, "bear-calf". Mod. Mac Mathúna. Two septs: one of Thomond (Clare) and related to the O'Briens; the other of Oriel (Monaghan). SGG, IF, GPN.
Mahon: Very numerous: South East, Midlands, Ulster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Macháin (Ulster); Ó Mócháin (Connacht). This latter seems to give rise to most Mahons in the South.MIF.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Mahan 20
Mahon 998
McMahon 2478


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
M'Mahon
Mac Mahúna
Mac Mathghamhna
MacMahon
MacMathuna
MackMahan
MackMahon
Macmaghan
Maghen
Maghon
Mahen
Mahhon
Mahin
Mahone
Mahoon
Mc Mahon
McMahan
McMahen
McMahn
McMahone
Mccmahon
Mcmahun
Mehon
Mkmaughan


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