Cumeen households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Coman fairly rare: Tipperary etc. Ir. Ó Comáin. There are numerous synonyms in English: Commons, Commane, Comyns, Cummins etc. In Connacht the Irish is Ó Cuimín. Comán was a personal name in early Ireland. IF.
Commane rare: Clare. Ir. Ó Comáin. Synonym of Commons & Cummins, q.v.
Commins Quite numerous: Tipperary, Waterford, Connacht, N Leinster. Ir. Ó Comáin (Munster) and Ó Cuimín (Connacht). See also Cummins.
Commons fairly rare: Galway, Mayo, Sligo, N Leinster. See Cummins etc. Also a Scottish name. See Coman. SI.
Comyns fairly rare: Cork, Meath etc. Ir. Coimín, O Cuimín. The original name was Anglo- Norman of 12 cent, but it is usually an anglicisation of Ó CuimÍn etc. IF.
Cummings Very numerous: all provinces, particularly Tipperary-Waterford-Wexford. Ir. Ó Comáin in Munster; Ó Coimín in Connacht; Mac Coimín in Ulster (broadly speaking). See also Commans, Commane, Commons. Comán was a popular personal name in the south of Ireland in early times. SI & GPN.
Mac Coimín Comyn, Cummins: cuíosach líonmhar: Laighin & Connachta. Measctha le Ó Coimín agus Ó Comáin, q.v. Tá baint faoi leith ag Mac Coimín le Cúige Uladh.


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The surname

Parishes where Cumeen and a second surname are found together


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