Mahon


    Maps

  • Mahon in 1659.

  • Mahon births mapped 1864-1913

  • Mahon 1901 census map

  • Mahon 1911 census map

  • Mahon households by Catholic parish: new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 4
  • Full surname history
  • Websites

    McMahon
    Ontario

    McMahon


    McMahon
    Cavan (archived)

    McMahon
    Monaghan



Parishes where Mahon and a second surname are found together

Surname:


All variants of Mahon

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

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Antrim:12Armagh:4Belfast city:6Carlow:22
Cavan:13Clare:15Cork:2Cork city:2
Derry:5Donegal:23Down:5Dublin:75
Dublin city:23Galway:150Kildare:20Kilkenny:21
Laois:41Leitrim:63Limerick:9Limerick city:5
Longford:37Louth:3Mayo:53Meath:38
Monaghan:6Offaly:62Roscommon:82Sligo:26
Tipperary:21Tyrone:7Waterford:5Westmeath:66
Wexford:26Wicklow:50

Surname Dictionary

Mac Mathghamhna Mac Mahon: an-líonmhar: an Clár-Luimneach-Tiobraid Árann- Ciarraí agus Muineachán. Freagraíonn an dáileadh sa leis an dá chlann stairiúla: (1) an dream i dTuathmhumhain a bhí suite i gCorca Bascinn agus a shíolraigh ó Mhathúin, gar-mhac le Brian Bóroimhe; (2) clann Oirghialla a bhí cumhachtach sa dúiche sin agus gur cuireadh a dtaoiseach deireannach chun báis i Londain i 1644. Chuaidh cuid acu ar an Mór-Roinn tar éis treascairt an 17 céad agus díobh san do b'ea Patrick Mac Mahon (1808-1893), Uachtarán na Fraince agus saighdiúir céimiúil. Brí: féach Ó Mathúna. IF.
MacMahon Very numerous: Clare-Limerick-Tipperary-Kerry and Monaghan-Cavan-Louth. Ir. Mac Mathghamhna, "bear-calf". Mod. Mac Mathúna. Two septs: one of Thomond (Clare) and related to the O'Briens; the other of Oriel (Monaghan). SGG, IF, GPN.
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.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Mahan: 20
Mahon: 998
McMahon: 2478

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Click on a name below for just its sources.

M'Mahon
Mac Mahuna
Mac Mathghamhna
Machon
MackMahan
MackMahon
Macmaghan
MacMahon
MacMathuna
Maghen
Maghon
Mahen
Mahhon
Mahin
Mahoon
Mahoone
Mc Mahon
Mccmahon
McMachon
McMaghan
McMaghon
McMaghone
McMahan
McMahen
McMahn
McMahone
Mcmahun
McMaughon
Mehon
Mkmaughan
O Machain


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