McShane


McShane households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Johnson numerous: all areas: English & Scottish; also anglicisation of Mac Seáin (MacShane) who were a branch of the O'Neills.
Mac Seáin rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See Mac Shane.
Mac Seáin Mac Shane: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh, Lú-an Mhí. Craobh de Niallaigh Thír Eoghain ach seasann don sloinne Johnson i gcoitinne.
MacShane numerous: Ulster generally, Louth-Meath etc. Ir. Mac Seáin, the first name Seán is a gaelicisation of Norman-French Jean. A branch of the O'Neills of Tyrone. SI.

Variants in Griffith's
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