McGuinness



Parishes where McGuinness and a second surname are found together

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

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Antrim:13Armagh:83Belfast city:7Carlow:2
Cavan:14Clare:5Derry:51Donegal:69
Down:70Dublin:33Dublin city:16Fermanagh:28
Galway:17Kerry:4Kildare:8Kilkenny:7
Laois:1Leitrim:49Limerick:1Longford:8
Louth:25Mayo:29Meath:63Monaghan:51
Offaly:13Roscommon:8Sligo:17Tipperary:9
Tyrone:28Westmeath:17Wexford:3Wicklow:1

Surname Dictionary

Guinness fairly rare: Belfast area and scattered. Ir. Mac Aonghuis, from early personal name Aonghus, Óengus. A sept of Down. See MacGuinness, Magennis. IF.
Mac Aonghusa rare: Dublin etc. Ir. Lang. See Mac Guinness.
MacEnnis Very rare: Limerick. See Mac Guinness.
MacGennis Very rare: Dublin. See Magennis.
MacGinnis Derry etc. Ir. Mag Aonghuis. See Mac Guinness.
MacGuinness Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster, Connacht, N Leinster. Ir. Mag Aonghusa, Mag Aonghuis. From legendary first name Óengus. A leading sept of Ulster, chiefs of Uíbh Eathach (Iveagh) in Down. Perhaps now most celebrated for the dark beer.
Magenniss numerous: Down-Armagh etc. Ir. Mag Aonghusa. Variant of Mac Guinness, q.v.
Maginess fairly rare: Down-Armagh. See Mac Guinness.
Maginnes fairly numerous: Belfast, Down-Antrim etc. Ir. Mag Aonghusa. Variant of Mac Guinness, q.v.
Maguinness rare: Down etc. Variant of Mac Guinness, q.v.

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