McManus households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Maghnuis Mac Manus: an-líonmhar: Cúige Uladh ach go h-áirithe. (1) Clann a bhí gaolmhar le Mag Uidhir Fhear Manach; (2) Craobh de mhuintir Uí Chonchúir i Ros Comáin. Ón ainm Laidneach Magnus, mór. Litriú nua: Mac Mánais.
MacManus Very numerous: all areas, mainly Ulster. Ir. Mac Maghnuis. The popular first name Mánus derives from Norse and ultimately Latin magnus (great). At least two septs: one related to the Maguires of Fermanagh; the other to the O'Connors of Connacht. In Scotland, the name is connected with the Colquhouns. IF & SS.
Manus Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac Mánuis. See Mac Manus.


  • McManus in 1659.
  • McManus births mapped 1864-1913
  • McManus 1901 census map
  • McManus 1911 census map
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The surname

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