Meehan



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

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Surname Dictionary

Meaghan rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Miadhacháin. See also Meegan.
Meahan Very rare: Warrenpoint (Down). Variant of Meegan, q.v.
Meehan Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Ó Miadhacháin (see Meegan). Apparently a number of septs existed. IF.
Meghan Very rare: Limerick. Ir. Ó Miadhagáin. See Meegan.
Ó Maotháin Meehan: de réir de Bhulbh, sloinne annamh a bhí i Maigh Eo. Ó Miacháin a bhaineann le Meehan, de ghnáth.
Ó Miadhacháin Meehan: an-líonmhar gach aird: in Ultaibh go sonrach. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann agus tá meascadh ins na leagain gallda le Ó Miadhagáin & Ó Maothagáin. Brí: miadhach .i. ionraic, uasal. Féach Ó Mithidhín, leis.
Ó Mithidhín Meehan: líonmhar: ach leis an meascadh le Ó Miodhacháin, q.v., níl an dáileadh soiléir. Tugann de Bhulbh cuntas orthu mar seo: (1) clann de chuid Uí Maine a bhí ina gcomharbaí ag Cluain Tuaiscirt; (2) clann airchinneach ag Bealach Uí Mhithidhín, Ros Inbhir, Liatroim. Bhain siad le Mo Laisse N. i nDaimhinis agus choimeád siad scrín an naoimh leis na céadta blian - tá sí slán in Ard-Mhusaeum na h-Éireann anois. Tugtar an phréamh: Meitheamh + gin (saolaíodh i Meitheamh) - go breá ealaíonta, má's fíor!

    Maps

  • Meehan in 1659.
  • Meehan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Meehan 1901 census map
  • Meehan 1911 census map
  • Meehan Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

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  • Meehan
    Sligo (archived)
  • Meehan
    Cootehall area?, Co. Roscommon

Parishes where Meehan and a second surname are found together

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