Casheen households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Cashin Quite numerous: Laois, Tipperary, Kilkenny etc. Ir. Mac Caisín. Originally a family of hereditary physicians in Laois, the anglicised versions vary and there seems to be confusion with Ó Caisín which relates to Munster. See also Cassin. MIF.
Mac Caisín Cashin: cuíosach líonmhar: Laois, Tiobraid Árann, Cill Chainnigh. Clann leighis in Osraí ab'ea iad. Brí: díspeagadh ar an ainm Cas a chiallaíonn catach nóaoibhinn. Deineadh Ó Caisín díobh uaireannta sa Mhumhain.MIF.
MacCashin fairly rare: Down, Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Caisín, from first name Cas, curly. This name was associated with a medical family of Ossory but was also in Antrim.
Ó Caisín Cashin, Cassin, Cassion. Féach Mac Caisín.


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