Gahan heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Carlow: Fennagh: 2
Carlow: Glynn: 2
Carlow: Haroldstown: 1
Carlow: Kilbride: 1
Carlow: Old Leighlin: 1
Carlow: Shangarry: 1
Carlow: Sliguff: 1
Carlow: Tankardstown: 1
Carlow: Tinnahinch: 6
Carlow: Tullow Urban: 2
Dublin: Castleknock: 1
Dublin: Clondalkin: 1
Dublin: Dalkey: 1
Dublin: Dundrum: 1
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 1
Dublin: Kingstown No. 3: 1
Dublin: Lucan: 1
Dublin: Merchant's Quay: 1
Dublin: Mountjoy: 4
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar West: 3
Dublin: South Dock: 3
Dublin: Stillorgan: 1
Dublin: Trinity Ward: 2
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 1
Dublin: Whitechurch: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay (part of): 2
Kildare: Athy Rural: 1
Kildare: Ballysax, West: 1
Kilkenny: Burnchurch: 2
Kilkenny: Danesfort: 1
Kilkenny: Dunkitt: 2
Kilkenny: Graiguemanagh: 1
Kilkenny: Kilbride: 1
Kilkenny: Kilcolumb: 2
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Rural: 2
Kilkenny: Kilmakevoge: 1
Kilkenny: Powerstown: 1
Kilkenny: Ullid: 1
Limerick: Abbeyfeale: 1
Londonderry: Agivey: 1
Mayo: Castlebar Urban: 1
Queen's Co.: Ballyroan: 1
Queen's Co.: Mountmellick Rural: 1
Tipperary: Anner: 1
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Urban): 1
Tipperary: Knockgraffon: 1
Tyrone: Moy: 1
Waterford: Kilmeaden: 1
Waterford: Pembrokestown: 3
Waterford: Reisk: 1
Waterford: Tramore: 1
Waterford: Waterford No. 4 Urban (part of): 1
Westmeath: Mount Temple: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar South Urban: 1
Westmeath: Newtown: 1
Wexford: Artramon: 2
Wexford: Ballindaggan: 2
Wexford: Ballyanne: 1
Wexford: Ballygarrett: 1
Wexford: Ballymore: 2
Wexford: Barrack Village: 3
Wexford: Barronstown: 1
Wexford: Ford: 1
Wexford: Killann: 1
Wexford: Monamolin: 5
Wexford: Rossard: 2
Wexford: Rosslare: 1
Wexford: Templetown: 1
Wexford: The Harrow: 2
Wexford: Wexford No. 3 Urban: 1
Wexford: Wexford Urban No 1: 1
Wicklow: Aghawlw: 2
Wicklow: Ballingate: 3
Wicklow: Ballybeg: 1
Wicklow: Bray No. 2: 1
Wicklow: Cronelea: 1
Wicklow: Kilcoole: 1
Wicklow: Newcastle Upper: 1
Wicklow: Rath: 1
Wicklow: Rathdrum: 4
Wicklow: Tinahely: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Gahan numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Ó Gaoithín (gaoth, wind). Chiefs of Síol Éalaigh (Shillelagh) in Wicklow. A group with the same name in N Connacht now appear as Guihen and Wynne. MIF & SGG.
Ó Gaoithín (1) Gahan, (2) Guihen: tá (1) líonmhar i Loch Garman; is líon beag (2) i gCiarraí, Ros Comáin & Liatroim. Deineadh Wynn díobh i gConnachta, leis. Bhí an chéad dream i gceannas i Síol Éalaigh, Cill Mhantáin. Fréamh: ón ainm Gaoth - féach Mac Gaoithe.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Gahan: 85
Gahin: 3
Gahon: 4
O'Gahan: 1

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