• Harken in 1659.

  • Harken births mapped 1864-1913

  • Harken 1901 census map

  • Harken 1911 census map

  • Harken Roman Catholic baptisms new!

Parishes where Harken and a second surname are found together


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

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Surname Dictionary

Arkins rare: Dublin, Clare, Galway. Ir. Ó h-Orcáin. MacLysacht considers it separate from Harkins in Ulster.
Harkin numerous: Derry-Donegal & Ulster generally; also Midlands. Ir. Ó h-Earcáin, earc, red. They were erenaghs in Inishowen (Donegal). A similar English name exists.MIF.
Ó h-Earcáin Harkin: líonmhar: Doire & Tír Chonaill. Brí: earc = ainmhí nó, b'fhéidir, abhac.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Arkins: 30
Hairken: 2
Harkan: 74
Harken: 112
Harkin: 246
Harkins: 25
Herkins: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O h-Earcain
O Harkan

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