Macken



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

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Antrim:2Armagh:67Belfast city:4Cavan:1
Clare:2Cork:1Derry:2Donegal:2
Down:37Dublin:18Dublin city:5Fermanagh:4
Galway:4Laois:1Leitrim:6Limerick:1
Longford:20Louth:45Mayo:18Meath:22
Monaghan:2Offaly:4Roscommon:6Sligo:1
Tipperary:10Tyrone:9Waterford:1Westmeath:27
Wexford:1

Surname Dictionary

Macken numerous: Midlands-Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Ó Maicín (mac equivalent to "lad"). There were septs in Mayo and Cork. For Ulster grouping, see Mackin. MIF.
Mackin numerous: Armagh-Monaghan-Down etc. Ir. Mac Maicín. A sept of Oriel. See Macken.
Makin Very rare: Belfast area. Ir. Mac Coinn (SGA). See Mac Quinn.
Ó Macáin Macken: ar aon dul le Ó Maicín, q.v.
Ó Maicín Macken: líonmhar: Gaillimh-Maigh Eo, Lár na Tíre. Dhá chlann: (1) i gCorca Laoidhe (iarthar Chorcaí) nach bhfuil ann anois; (2) i Maigh Eo mar a rabhadar chun tosaigh i gcursaí eaglasta sa mheán-aois. Is ar éigin go bhfuil éinne den sloinne seo ba mhó a thuill meas Chlanna Gael ná Walter Macken (1915-67), scríbhneóir, a rianaigh stair thruamhéalach ár dtíre ina chuid úrscéalta.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Macan: 14
Macen: 11
Macin: 69
Macken: 323
Mackin: 66
Makin: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Macking
Maken
Makine
Meckan
Mocken
O Macain
O Maicin


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