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

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Armagh:4Cavan:2Dublin:4Dublin city:5

Surname Dictionary

Fidgeon rare: Cork etc. English: from FitzJohn, or a corruption of MacGuigan. See also Pidgeon. SI.
Pidgeon Quite numerous: Dublin, Midlands, Galway. Ir. Mac Uiginn. Described by MacLysaght as a corruption of Mac Guigan; however, the English nick-name probably applies in most cases. SI & ASG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Pidgeon: 28
Pigeon: 20

Non-Griffith's Variants

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