McGinty:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Geenty 18
Ginty 84
Guinty 1
Maginty 2
McGenty 4
McGinty 197
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Ginty Quite numerous: Donegal, Mayo, Midlands. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta. A sept of Donegal some of whom moved south. See MacGinty, Ginnetty.
MacGinty fairly numerous: Donegal-Derry-Tyrone, Achill (Mayo) etc. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta, from first name Finneachta, perhaps fín (wine) & sneachta (snow). A sept of Donegal.
Mag Fhinneachta Mac Ginty & rl.: cuíosach líonmhar: Ulaidh agus Maigh Eo. Clann de chuid Tír Chonaill gur theith cuid acu go Maigh Eo le linn Phlandáil Uladh agus tá Ginty orthu annsin, leis. Brí: fionn + sneachta (b'fhéidir). MIF & SGG.
Maginty rare: Belfast-Antrim. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta. Variant of Mac Ginty, q.v.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

McGinty households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
Click on a county name for a breakdown of the number of households by parish (paying).
  Antrim 3 Armagh 7
  Cavan 1 Derry 5
  Donegal 114 Down 3
  Dublin 3 Fermanagh 2
  Leitrim 1 Louth 1
  Mayo 35 Monaghan 16
  Sligo 1 Tyrone 4
  Wicklow 1