quinn:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
McQuinn 23
Quin 548
Quinn 3894
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

MacQuinn fairly rare: Kerry-Limerick. Ir. Mac Cuinn, from first name Conn.
Quinn Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Ó Cuinn, from first name Conn, meaning, perhaps, "chief" or "sense". There were a number of septs: Thomond (Clare), Tyrone, Antrim, Longford. Those of Thomond are represented by the Earl of Dunraven.
Ó Cuinn Quinn: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Bhí clanna éagsúla i dTír Eoghain, Aontroim, Longfort, an Clár, Maigh Eo. In Ulaidh, tá meascadh le Ó Coinne, q.v. An t-ainm stairiúil Conn is préamh don sloinne seo. Ciallaíonn sé saoi nó taoiseach, deirtear.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

quinn 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 68 Armagh 231
  Belfast city 56 Carlow 6
  Cavan 33 Clare 131
  Cork 100 Cork city 7
  Derry 78 Donegal 168
  Down 199 Dublin 103
  Dublin city 60 Fermanagh 36
  Galway 278 Kerry 29
  Kildare 45 Kilkenny 103
  Laois 30 Leitrim 60
  Limerick 109 Limerick city 27
  Longford 132 Louth 69
  Mayo 150 Meath 57
  Monaghan 62 Offaly 113
  Roscommon 146 Sligo 79
  Tipperary 256 Tyrone 575
  Waterford 97 Westmeath 70
  Wexford 60 Wicklow 71