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Murcan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Morgan: Very numerous: all areas, especially Belfast-Down-Armagh-Monaghan-Cavan-Louth. Ir. Ó Muireagáin, dimin. of muire, a lord. It is also a prominent Welsh name, accounting for many of the Irish Morgans. SI.
Murchan: fairly rare: Armagh-Louth, Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Murcháin, dimin. of Murchadh (sea-warrior). Woulfe found septs in Offaly and Galway.
Ó Muireagáin: (1) Merrigan (2) Morgan: tá (1) cuíosach líonmhar i gCill Mhantáin agus sa Oirdheisceart; tá (2) an-líonmhar: an Dún-Ard Mhacha-Cabhán-Muineachán. Bhí an chlann i dTeithbhe (Lár na Tíre) roimh an Ionradh nuair a scaipeadh iad. Táid measctha leis an sloinne Breatnach Morgan atá líonmhar in Ulaidh. SI.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Morgan 1236
Murcan 2
Murchan 2
Murgan 13
Murkin 3


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Muireagáin
Margan
Moragan
Morgen
Morghan
Morgin
Morgon
Morighan
Morrigan
Myrgen


SECOND SURNAME


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