McGeown heads of household in 1901 census


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

Surname Dictionary

Keon rare: scattered. Ir. Mac Eoghain. More usually MacKeon, q.v.
Keown fairly numerous: Fermanagh, Down etc. MacLysaght has given Ó Ceotháin in Fermanagh, but the general conclusion is that it is one of the many synonyms of the basic Mac Eoghain, which appears as Magone, MacCone, MacCune, MacEwen, MacGeown.
Mac Eoghain Mac Keon, Owens: líonmhar: Lár na Tíre ach go h-áirithe. I Sligeach dóibh ach tá meascadh anois le Mac Eoin. Tá cur síos cuimsitheach ar an sloinne seo ag Mac Giolla Iasachta ina leabhar "Irish Families".
Mac Eoin Quite numerous: Dublin, Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Mac Keon, Owens.
Mac Eoin Mac Keown & rl: an-líonmhar i gCúige Uladh. Tháinig Muintir Bisset ó Albain go h-Aontroim sa 13 céad agus ghlacadar chucu an sloinne Mac Eoin; ach ós rud é go raibh Eoghan agus Eoin an-choiteann mar ainmneacha pearsanta, d'fhéadfadh an sloinne éirí in aon áit - féach an comh-ainm Sasanach, Johnson. IF & SGG.
MacGeown numerous: Armagh-Down-Tyrone-Antrim- Monaghan-Louth. Ir. Mag Eoghain. From first name Eoghan. See also Mac Keown.
MacKeon numerous: all areas, especially Midlands & Connacht. Ir. Mac Eoghain, from old first name Eoghan (yew-born), or Mac Eoin (John). See Mac Keown.
MacKeown Very numerous: Ulster generally, Louth etc. Ir. Mac Eoin (Ulster). As Mac Keon.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Keoan: 1
Keon: 28
Keone: 6
Keown: 53
MacKeown: 9
McGeone: 5
McGeoun: 1
McGeown: 50
McKeeon: 1
McKeon: 216
McKeone: 43
McKeoun: 2
Mckeowan: 1
McKeowen: 2
McKeown: 344
McKeowne: 3
McKewn: 1
McKewon: 3
McKowne: 1

Irish Times subscribers | | John Grenham | | Sitemap | | Login | | Subscribe | | Contact | | FAQs | | What's new?| | Privacy policy

Copyright © John Grenham 2019