Gough


    Maps

  • Gough in 1659.

  • Gough births mapped 1864-1913

  • Gough 1901 census map

  • Gough 1911 census map

  • Gough Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 3
  • Websites

    Gough


    Gough


    McGough


    McGeough




Parishes where Gough 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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Antrim:4Armagh:8Belfast city:3Cavan:7
Cork:3Derry:3Donegal:2Down:9
Dublin:33Dublin city:8Fermanagh:4Galway:11
Kildare:3Kilkenny:5Laois:6Limerick:8
Louth:3Mayo:3Meath:28Monaghan:4
Offaly:3Roscommon:5Sligo:1Tipperary:13
Tyrone:8Waterford:57Westmeath:3Wexford:6
Wicklow:4

Surname Dictionary

Goch Gough: líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart & rl. Sloinne ón mBreatnais: coch = dearg, rua. Bhí siad in Éirinn sa 13 céad. Bhí siad chun tosaigh i bPort Lairge sa 17 céad.
Goff Quite numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Góch, according to Woulfe, from Welsh coch, red. There is also a Welsh word gof = smith. The Welsh connection is well established - they came in 13 cent and settled in Dublin and Waterford. See Gough. MIF.
Gough numerous: E Ulster, Midlands, South-East. Ir. Goch, from Welsh coch = red. In Waterford 13 cent. Now pronounced Goff and so spelled in some cases. This name is also an anglicisation of (1) Ó Cuacháin (Mayo) and (2) Mag Eochadha (Armagh-Monaghan).
MacGaugh Very rare: Galway-Mayo. Ir. Mag Eathach. See Mac Gagh.
MacGeogh Very rare: Belfast. See Mac Geough.
MacGeough numerous: Armagh-Tyrone-Monaghan; Louth-Meath etc. Ir. Mag Eochadha, from first name Eochaidh (horseman). Associated with Oriel. MIF.
MacGoff rare: Mayo etc. Ir. Mag Eochadha. See Mac Gough.
MacGough Quite numerous: Monaghan, Midlands, Galway etc. Ir. Mac Eochadha from first name Eochaidh, associated with Oriel. MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Gaugh: 2
Goff: 69
Gough: 255
McGaugh: 7
McGeogh: 59
McGeough: 70
McGoff: 14
McGough: 181

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Geaugh
Geogh
Geough
Goagh
Goch
Goegh
Goffe
Gogh
Goof
Gooff
Goog
Googh
Gougg
Goughe
Goughes
MacGaugh
MacGeogh
MacGeough
MacGoff
MacGough
Mageough
Magoff
Magough
McCough
McGaff
McGogh
McKough


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