Mahan



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

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Surname Dictionary

Mahon Very numerous: South East, Midlands, Ulster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Macháin (Ulster); Ó Mócháin (Connacht). This latter seems to give rise to most Mahons in the South.MIF.
Ó Macháin Mahon, Vaughan: líonmhar i gConnacht. Bhí dhá chlann tábhachtach ann: (1) i gCill Mac Duach - is cosúil gur Baile Uí Mhacháin ba chóir a bheith ar Bhaile Uí Bheacháin sa cheantar san; (2) dream a bhain le Athracht, an ban-naomh, i gCúl Ó bhFinn, Sligeach. Choiméad siad a crois agus bhí cáil orthu faoina bhflaithiúlacht le lucht léinn. Féach Ó Mocháin, leis.

    Maps

  • Mahan in 1659.
  • Mahan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Mahan 1901 census map
  • Mahan 1911 census map
  • Mahan Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


Parishes where Mahan and a second surname are found together

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