Magie heads of household in 1901 census

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Surname Dictionary

Gee 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.
Ghee rare: Midlands. Ir. Mag Aoidh. A Scottish form of Magee (Ghie). SS.
MacGee numerous: all areas, especially Connacht, N Leinster & Ulster. Ir. Mag Aoidh, from first name Aodh "fire". See also Magee. IF.
MacGhee Quite numerous: Tyrone-Derry etc. See Magee.
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.
Maghie fairly rare: Antrim-Down. Ir. Mag Aoidh. See Magee.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Gee: 23
Ghee: 4
MacGee: 1
MacGhee: 1
Magee: 423
Maghee: 2
Maghey: 1
Maghie: 1
Magie: 6
Mc Gee: 167
McGee: 181
McGhee: 25
McMagee: 1
Megee: 2
Mogee: 3

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