Meehan


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Meehan 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).

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


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Antrim 17 Armagh 18
Belfast city 7 Carlow 2
Cavan 31 Clare 70
Cork 22 Cork city 4
Derry 7 Donegal 165
Down 11 Dublin 18
Dublin city 20 Fermanagh 21
Galway 29 Kerry 9
Kildare 11 Kilkenny 23
Laois 13 Leitrim 105
Limerick 45 Limerick city 21
Longford 9 Louth 35
Mayo 36 Meath 47
Monaghan 59 Offaly 23
Roscommon 24 Sligo 73
Tipperary 96 Tyrone 27
Waterford 27 Westmeath 14
Wexford 1 Wicklow 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Meaghan: rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Miadhacháin. See also Meegan.
Meahan: Very rare: Warrenpoint (Down). Variant of Meegan, q.v.
Meehan: Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Ó Miadhacháin (see Meegan). Apparently a number of septs existed. IF.
Meghan: Very rare: Limerick. Ir. Ó Miadhagáin. See Meegan.
Ó Maotháin: Meehan: de réir de Bhulbh, sloinne annamh a bhí i Maigh Eo. Ó Miacháin a bhaineann le Meehan, de ghnáth.
Ó Miadhacháin: Meehan: an-líonmhar gach aird: in Ultaibh go sonrach. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann agus tá meascadh ins na leagain gallda le Ó Miadhagáin & Ó Maothagáin. Brí: miadhach .i. ionraic, uasal. Féach Ó Mithidhín, leis.
Ó Mithidhín: Meehan: líonmhar: ach leis an meascadh le Ó Miodhacháin, q.v., níl an dáileadh soiléir. Tugann de Bhulbh cuntas orthu mar seo: (1) clann de chuid Uí Maine a bhí ina gcomharbaí ag Cluain Tuaiscirt; (2) clann airchinneach ag Bealach Uí Mhithidhín, Ros Inbhir, Liatroim. Bhain siad le Mo Laisse N. i nDaimhinis agus choimeád siad scrín an naoimh leis na céadta blian - tá sí slán in Ard-Mhusaeum na h-Éireann anois. Tugtar an phréamh: Meitheamh + gin (saolaíodh i Meitheamh) - go breá ealaíonta, má's fíor!

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Meaghan 10
Meahan 21
Meehan 1142
Meehaun 3
Meehon 1
Meghan 3
Mehan 23
Mehane 2
Mihan 8
Myhan 15


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Maotháin
Ó Miadhacháin
Ó Mithidhín
Meaghen
Meaghon
Meahen
Meahin
Meehen
Meghen
Meghin
Mehen
Mehin
Myhon
O'Meehan


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