McShane households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (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.


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

The surname

Parishes where McShane and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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