Gahen


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  • Gahen in 1659.

  • Gahen births mapped 1864-1913

  • Gahen 1901 census map

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    Gahan
    Australia

    Gaughan
    Belmullet, Co. Mayo



Parishes where Gahen and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Kilkenny:2Longford:1Offaly:1

Surname Dictionary

Gahan numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Gaoithín (gaoth, wind). Chiefs of Síol Éalaigh (Shillelagh) in Wicklow. A group with the same name in N Connacht now appear as Guihen and Wynne. MIF & SGG.
Gaughan fairly numerous: Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Gáibheacháin (Gácháin). A sept of Uí Fiachrach (N Connacht). Also as Gavaghan and Gavigan, q.v. MIF & SGG.
Geehan rare: Offaly-Tipperary. Ir. Ó Gaoithín. From gaoth, wind; perhaps a diminutive of Ó Maolghaoithe. A family of Síol Éalaigh, Wicklow, existing as Gahan. Also a Connacht group which appears as Wynne. See Gahan. SGG.
MacCahon Quite numerous: Derry-N Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Eacháin. See Mac Caughan.
Ó Gaoithín (1) Gahan, (2) Guihen: tá (1) líonmhar i Loch Garman; is líon beag (2) i gCiarraí, Ros Comáin & Liatroim. Deineadh Wynn díobh i gConnachta, leis. Bhí an chéad dream i gceannas i Síol Éalaigh, Cill Mhantáin. Fréamh: ón ainm Gaoth - féach Mac Gaoithe.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Gahan: 146
Gahen: 4
Gaughan: 158
Geehan: 39
McCahon: 4
McGaghan: 8
McGahan: 110

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gahin
Gahon
Gehinn
MacAghon
MacCahon
MacGaghan
McAghon
O Gaoithin
O'Gahan


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