Moghan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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Surname Dictionary

Maughan Quite numerous: Mayo-Galway, Donegal-Fermanagh. Ir. Ó Macháin. A sept of Galway, probably connected with Ballyvaughan in Clare. Also occurs as Mohan, q.v. Further, this name may be Scottish and relevant to some in Ulster.MIF.
Mohan numerous: Fermanagh-Tyrone-Monaghan-Cavan, Louth, Galway, Donegal. Ir. Ó Mocháin, ? "early riser". There were two septs in Connacht and probably one in Oriel. This name has been extensively changed to Vaughan.
Ó Mocháin Mohan, Moon: líonmhar: Fear Manach-Tír Eoghain- Muineachán-Cabhán. Deineadh Mahon agus Vaughan den leagan Ó Macháin i gConnachta mar a raibh dhá chlann (1) ceann i gCill Mac Duach in aice le Baile Uí Bheacháin, gur chóire Baile Uí Mhacháin a bheith air; (2) ceann eile ag Cill Athracht, taobh le Loch Gara i Sligeach; bhí clú orthu san mar éarlaimh lucht léinn agus mar choimeádaithe Chrois an bhan-naoimh Athracht. Féach Ó Macháin, leis. MIF & SGG.


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