McMeikin households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Miadhacháin Meekin: cuíosach annamh: Aontroim. Tá an phréamh ar aon dul le Ó Miadhacháin ach bhain an dream sa le Oirthear Uladh.
MacMechan rare: Down etc. See Mac Meekin.
MacMeekin numerous: Ir. Mac Miadhacháin, miadhach, honourable. Generally of Scottish origin from Galloway. See also Meehan. SS.
Meagan rare: Dublin. Ir Ó Miacháin, See Meegan.
Meakin rare: Mayo, W Meath, Down etc. Ir. Mac Miadhacháin, miadhach, honourable. See also Meehan.
Meegan fairly numerous: Monaghan-Louth etc. Ir. Ó Miadhagáin (dimin. of miadhach, honourable). This is very much a name of Oriel, whereas its synonym, Meehan, is much more widespread. MIF.
Meekin fairly rare: Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Miadhacháin. See Meegan and Meighan.
Meighan Quite numerous: scattered. Ir. Ó Miadhacháin. See Meehan.

Parishes where McMeikin and a second surname are found together


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