McDuff households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Duff numerous: Antrim, Down, Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Duibh, dubh, black. Also an abbreviation of Duffin, MacElduff, Duffy. SI &MIF.
Mac Duibh Mac Duff: annamh: Doire: Albanach. Ach ní raibh sé ann aimsir Mhac Beth Rí!
MacDuff rare: Derry. Ir. Mac Duibh, dubh, dark - a dark-haired person or perhaps an abbreviation of some name beginning with dubh. The name did not exist in Mac Beth's time, but it is primarily Scottish. SS.


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

The surname

Parishes where McDuff and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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