McCanna households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Cana Mac Cann: an-líonmhar i gCúige Uladh, roinnt mhaith i dtuaisceart Laighean & rl. Bhí siad suite i gClann Breasail (Ard Macha thuaidh) ar dtús. Féach Mac Annaidh. IF.
MacAnna Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Lang. See Mac Cann.
MacCann Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Mac Cana, from cano, a wolf cub, used as a first name and connoting "young warrior". A sept of Clan Breasail (N Armagh). IF.


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

The surname

Parishes where McCanna and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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