McGovern


McGovern households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Govern rare: Meath etc. Ir. Mag Shamhradhain, samhradh = summer. A sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim). See MacGovern, Magauran. IF.
MacGovern Very numerous: Fermanagh-Leitrim-Cavan, Midlands etc. Ir. Mag Shamhráin ("summery" person). A sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim). See Mac Gauran.
Mag Shamhradháin Mac Govern: an-líonmhar: Fear Manach-Liatroim-Cabhán & rl. Clann a bhí suite i dTeallach Eachach mar a bhfuil Baile Mhic Shamhráin. Bhí an leagan gallda Magauran níos minicí in anallód. Fréamh: samhradh (an séasúr) .i. duine le tréithe soineanta, is cosúil. Litriú nua: Mag Shamhráin. GPN.
Magovern Very rare: Belfast. See Mac Govern.

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