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