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fairly rare: Waterford, Laois, Belfast. Ir. Mag Aoidh, from the personal name Aodh meaning "fire". Part of the widespread Mac Aodha (MacHugh, Magee, Hughes etc.) MacLysacht attributes the original septs to Antrim and W Meath. SI.
rare: Midlands. Ir. Mag Aoidh. A Scottish form of Magee (Ghie). SS.
numerous: all areas, especially Connacht, N Leinster & Ulster. Ir. Mag Aoidh, from first name Aodh "fire".See also Magee. IF.
Quite numerous: Tyrone-Derry etc. See Magee.
Very numerous: Northern Half, especially Ulster. Ir. Mag Aoidh, from first name Aodh, "fire". Note Island Magee in Antrim. In Scotland, the name is Mac Ghie, q.v. IF.
fairly rare: Antrim-Down. Ir. Mag Aoidh. See Magee.