• Gahegan in 1659.

  • Gahegan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Gahegan Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 3
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Parishes where Gahegan and a second surname are found together


Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Cork city:2Down:1Mayo:1

Surname Dictionary

Geagan Very rare: Midlands. See Geoghagan.
Geaghan Very rare: Galway. See Geoghagan.
Geoghegan numerous: Midlands, S E Leinster, Connacht, Down. Ir. Mag Eochagáin, from the early personal name Eochaidh,(horseman). Important sept of the Southern Uí Néill in W Meath down to the Cromwellian confiscation, with a branch in Connacht.MIF, SGG
Mac Eochagáin rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Coogan, Keogan.
Mac Eochagáin leagan Ultach de Mag Eochagáin.
MacGothigan rare: Antrim.
Mag Eochagáin Mac Geoghegan, Geoghegan: líonmhar: Laighin & Connacht go sonrach. Clann iomráiteach san Iarmhí, craobh d'Uí Néill an Deiscirt. Ón ainm Eochaidh. IF.

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