Pigeon



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Pigeon 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Cavan 1 Dublin 1
Kildare 2 Kilkenny 3
Longford 1 Louth 1
Meath 1 Monaghan 4
Offaly 4 Sligo 1
Westmeath 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Fidgeon: rare: Cork etc. English: from FitzJohn, or a corruption of MacGuigan. See also Pidgeon. SI.
Pidgeon: Quite numerous: Dublin, Midlands, Galway. Ir. Mac Uiginn. Described by MacLysaght as a corruption of Mac Guigan; however, the English nick-name probably applies in most cases. SI & ASG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Pidgeon 28
Pigeon 20


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Fidgeon
Fidgion


SECOND SURNAME


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