Colgan heads of household in 1901 census


DEDs and surname occurences

Antrim: Ahoghill: 2
Antrim: Ballintoy: 1
Antrim: Ballycastle: 2
Antrim: Ballymena and Town and Urban District of Ballymena: 1
Antrim: Ballymoney (Urban) and Ballymoney Urban District: 1
Antrim: Clifton Ward, Belfast: 1
Antrim: Court Ward: 1
Antrim: Dervock: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 1
Antrim: Dunseverick: 1
Antrim: Portglanone: 1
Antrim: Ramoan: 2
Antrim: Seacon: 1
Antrim: Shankhill: 1
Antrim: Shilvodan: 1
Antrim: The Vow: 2
Antrim: Whitehouse: 2
Armagh: Armagh Rural: 1
Armagh: Killeavy: 6
Armagh: Tullyroan: 3
Carlow: Ballynacarrig: 1
Carlow: Carlow: 2
Carlow: Oldleighlin: 1
Cavan: Castlerahan: 3
Cavan: Crossdoney: 1
Cavan: Kilbride: 1
Cavan: Milltown: 2
Clare: Killaloe: 1
Cork: Cork Urban No. 4: 1
Donegal: Cross Roads: 2
Donegal: Haugh: 1
Donegal: Laghy: 1
Down: Ballykeel: 1
Down: Bryansford: 1
Down: Greencastle: 10
Down: Kilkeel: 1
Down: Mourne: 1
Down: Newry West Urban: 1
Down: Ormeau: 1
Down: Rathfriland: 3
Dublin: Arran Quay: 8
Dublin: Blackrock: 2
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Glasthule: 2
Dublin: Hollywood: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 6
Dublin: Kingstown: 1
Dublin: Mansion House: 1
Dublin: Merchants Quay: 6
Dublin: Mountjoy: 4
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 1
Dublin: Newcastle: 1
Dublin: North City: 2
Dublin: Pembroke East & Donnybrook: 2
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 2
Dublin: Rotunda: 4
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 2
Dublin: Trinity: 3
Dublin: Wood Quay: 2
Fermanagh: Crum: 1
Fermanagh: Imeroo: 4
Galway: Abbeygormican: 3
Galway: Derryglassaun: 1
Galway: Kilcummin: 1
Galway: Kilteskill: 1
Galway: Loughrea Town: 1
Kerry: Tralee Urban: 1
Kildare: Balraheen: 1
Kildare: Clane: 2
Kildare: Cloncurry: 1
Kildare: Donadea: 1
Kildare: Donaghcumper: 1
Kildare: Kildangan: 1
Kildare: Kill: 1
Kildare: Maynooth: 1
Kildare: Thomastown: 2
Kilkenny: Castlecomer: 1
King's Co.: Banagher: 2
King's Co.: Bawn: 1
King's Co.: Birr Urban: 1
King's Co.: Bracknagh: 1
King's Co.: Broughal: 1
King's Co.: Cappancur: 1
King's Co.: Clara: 1
King's Co.: Cloghan: 7
King's Co.: Edenderry: 2
King's Co.: Esker: 1
King's Co.: Geashill: 1
King's Co.: Hammerlane: 1
King's Co.: Killeigh: 1
King's Co.: Lea: 1
King's Co.: Mountbriscoe: 2
King's Co.: O'Dempsey: 1
King's Co.: Philipstown: 4
King's Co.: Portarlington North: 1
King's Co.: Rahan: 1
King's Co.: Shannon Harbour: 5
King's Co.: Tinamuck: 1
King's Co.: Tullamore Rural: 1
King's Co.: Tullamore Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick Urban No. 2: 1
Londonderry: Ballylagan: 1
Londonderry: Claudy: 1
Londonderry: Drum: 7
Londonderry: Tobermore: 3
Louth: Ardee Urban: 1
Louth: Drogheda Town: 3
Louth: Fair Gate: 1
Louth: Fair Gate, Drogheda Town No. 1: 1
Louth: Monasterboice: 1
Mayo: Balla: 4
Mayo: Bellavary: 4
Mayo: Fortlands: 1
Mayo: Meelick: 1
Mayo: Strade: 1
Meath: Culmullin: 1
Meath: Galtrim: 1
Meath: Girley: 1
Meath: Innfield: 1
Meath: Oldcastle: 1
Meath: Rahinstown: 2
Meath: Rathmolyon: 4
Meath: Trim Rural: 1
Meath: Trim Urban: 2
Queen's Co.: Ballybrittas: 1
Queen's Co.: Cappalough: 1
Queen's Co.: Clonaslee: 1
Queen's Co.: Stradbally: 5
Queen's Co.: Timogue: 1
Roscommon: Cregga: 1
Roscommon: Elphin: 2
Roscommon: Kilglass South: 1
Roscommon: Leccarrow: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh West Urban: 1
Tipperary: Timoney: 1
Tyrone: Carrickmore: 1
Tyrone: Clanabogan: 1
Tyrone: Dromore: 1
Tyrone: Favor Royal: 1
Tyrone: Fivemiletown: 2
Tyrone: Foremass: 1
Tyrone: Gortin: 2
Tyrone: Listymore: 1
Tyrone: Loughmacrory: 2
Tyrone: Mount Hamilton: 1
Tyrone: Mullaghslin: 1
Tyrone: Omagh Town: 2
Tyrone: Tullyclunagh: 5
Westmeath: Ballynaskeagh: 1
Westmeath: Castle: 1
Westmeath: Castletown: 1
Westmeath: Clonfad: 2
Westmeath: Heathstown: 4
Westmeath: Huntingdon: 2
Westmeath: Kilbeggan: 3
Westmeath: Knockdrin: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar North Urban: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar Rural: 1
Westmeath: Rathconrath: 1
Westmeath: Russellstown: 1
Westmeath: Sonna: 1
Wexford: Clongeen: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

Surname Dictionary

Colgan numerous: Dublin, Ulster, Midlands etc. Ir. Mac Colgan. From Colga, an early personal name. A sept in Derry was originally Ó Colgan; another was seated at Kilcolgan in Offaly. IF & SGG.
Mac Colgan Colgan: cuíosach líonmhar: Ulaidh & Lár na Tíre. Bhí Mac Colgan suite ag Cill Colgan, Uíbh Flailí. Bhí Ó Colgan (ar dtús) ag Tír Ciabháin, Doire, ach tugadh Mac Colgan orthu sa 16 céad. Ón ainm pearsanta Colga.
MacColgan fairly numerous: Derry-Tyrone etc. Ir. Mac Colgan, from old first name Colga. There were septs in Derry and Offaly. SGG.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Colgan: 165
Colgin: 3
Colgon: 2
Culgin: 1
McCalgan: 2
McColgan: 42
McColgin: 1
McCulgan: 2

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