Mahan heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

Mahon Very numerous: South East, Midlands, Ulster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Macháin (Ulster); Ó Mócháin (Connacht). This latter seems to give rise to most Mahons in the South.MIF.
Ó Macháin Mahon, Vaughan: líonmhar i gConnacht. Bhí dhá chlann tábhachtach ann: (1) i gCill Mac Duach - is cosúil gur Baile Uí Mhacháin ba chóir a bheith ar Bhaile Uí Bheacháin sa cheantar san; (2) dream a bhain le Athracht, an ban-naomh, i gCúl Ó bhFinn, Sligeach. Choiméad siad a crois agus bhí cáil orthu faoina bhflaithiúlacht le lucht léinn. Féach Ó Mocháin, leis.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Mahan: 9
Mahen: 1
Mahon: 396
Mc Mahon: 455
McMachon: 2
McMaghan: 1
McMaghon: 3
McMahan: 16
McMahen: 2
McMahon: 384
McMahone: 1

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