Maden heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

Maddens Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht & Munster. Ir. Ó Madáin, Ó Maidín, perhaps from madadh, a dog. They were an important sept of Uí Maine (Galway). A similar English name exists and may account for some in Ulster and Leinster. See also Madigan. IF.
Madine Quite numerous: Down etc. Probably variant of Madden, q.v.
Ó Madaidhín Madden: an-líonmhar: Connachta & Mumhain go sonrach. Clann mhór de chuid Uí Maine - bhí siad i gceannas ar Síol Amnchadha sa cheantar ar a dtugtar Longfort taobh leis an Sionainn agus i Lusmágh, Uíbh Fhailí. Bhí leagan giorraithe Ó Madáin le fáil agus sé an litriú nua ná: Ó Maidín. Fréamh, b'fhéidir, madadh, madra. SGG & IF.
Ó Madáin Madden: ar aon dul le Ó Madaidhín.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Maddan: 6
Madden: 491
Maddin: 6
Maddon: 4
Maden: 2
Madine: 11

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