McGuane


McGuane households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

MacGuane mod.nos: Clare etc. Ir. Mac Dhubháin, dimin. of dubh, dark. Cognate with Duane, q.v.
Mag Dhubháin Mac Guane: cuíosach annamh: an Clár: táid i dTír Chonaill faoin mbréagriocht Mac Gowan. Seo tús na "ndubh-shloinnte" atá iomadúil. B'fhéidir go raibh sean-áitritheóirí na tíre "dubh" .i. ina gcine Mheán-mhara; nó gur sheas daoine dubha amach mar eisceachtaí. Ar aon chuma bhí an cháilíocht "dubh" suaitheanta.


Parishes where McGuane and a second surname are found together

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