households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)


Manus 20
McManis 2
McManus 1283
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Mac Maghnuis Mac Manus: an-líonmhar: Cúige Uladh ach go h-áirithe. (1) Clann a bhí gaolmhar le Mag Uidhir Fhear Manach; (2) Craobh de mhuintir Uí Chonchúir i Ros Comáin. Ón ainm Laidneach Magnus, mór. Litriú nua: Mac Mánais.
MacManus Very numerous: all areas, mainly Ulster. Ir. Mac Maghnuis. The popular first name Mánus derives from Norse and ultimately Latin magnus (great). At least two septs: one related to the Maguires of Fermanagh; the other to the O'Connors of Connacht. In Scotland, the name is connected with the Colquhouns. IF & SS.
Manus Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac Mánuis. See Mac Manus.


McManus 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 21 Armagh 23
  Belfast city 31 Carlow 1
  Cavan 136 Clare 1
  Derry 16 Donegal 25
  Down 67 Dublin 18
  Dublin city 21 Fermanagh 398
  Galway 17 Kildare 5
  Laois 10 Leitrim 76
  Longford 38 Louth 16
  Mayo 53 Meath 17
  Monaghan 37 Offaly 16
  Roscommon 103 Sligo 47
  Tipperary 3 Tyrone 50
  Waterford 1 Westmeath 30
  Wexford 3 Wicklow 3