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Shane 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 3 Armagh 1
Belfast city 2 Carlow 1
Derry 1 Donegal 1
Limerick 1 Meath 1
Monaghan 1 Tipperary 2
Tyrone 1 Westmeath 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Johnson: numerous: all areas: English & Scottish; also anglicisation of Mac Seáin (MacShane) who were a branch of the O'Neills.
Mac Seáin: Mac Shane: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh, Lú-an Mhí. Craobh de Niallaigh Thír Eoghain ach seasann don sloinne Johnson i gcoitinne.
Mac Seáin: rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Mac Shane.
MacShane: numerous: Ulster generally, Louth-Meath etc. Ir. Mac Seáin, the first name Seán is a gaelicisation of Norman-French Jean. A branch of the O'Neills of Tyrone. SI.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Johnson 536
McShane 460
McShean 6
Shane 16


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
M'Shane
Mac Seáin
MacIan
MacShane
McChane


SECOND SURNAME


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