Harkin households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (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.


  • Harkin in 1659.
  • Harkin births mapped 1864-1913
  • Harkin 1901 census map
  • Harkin 1911 census map
  • Harkin Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Harkin Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where Harkin and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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