Guiheen


Guiheen households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

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.
Gihon rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Gaoithín. See Guihen.
Guiheen Very rare: Connacht. See Guihen.
Guihen Quite numerous: Roscommon, Leitrim, Kerry. Ir. Ó Gaoithín, gaoth = wind. This name has also been anglicised Wynn. Always associated with Blasket Is. MIF & SGG.
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.

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