McHugh households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

MacCue fairly rare: Belfast area etc. Ir. Mac Aodha. A form of Mac Hugh in Ulster. It must be noted that the Teutonic Hugh bears no semantic relationship with Celtic Aodh. One was arbitrarily substituted for the other.
MacHugh Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht & Ulster. Ir. Mac Aodha from early first name Aodh, "fire", now always anglicised Hugh. There were septs in Galway & Ulster.
MacKew rare: Armagh. Variant of Mac Hugh, q.v.


  • McHugh in 1659.
  • McHugh births mapped 1864-1913
  • McHugh 1901 census map
  • McHugh 1911 census map
  • McHugh Roman Catholic baptisms
  • McHugh Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

Parishes where McHugh 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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