McKeighan heads of household in the 1911 census


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

Egan v numerous: Connacht, Midlands, N Munster. Ir. Mac Aodhagáin, mod. Mac Aogáin. Some were a brehon family attached to O'Connor of Offaly. Also as Keegan. The name is a diminutive of Aodh, fire. IF,MIF & SGG.
MacKeegan Quite numerous: Derry-Antrim. Ir. Mac Aodhagáin, from dimin. of Aodh, "fire". Known as a brehon (lawyer) family attached to various septs. See Keegan. SGG.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Eagan: 6
Egan: 668
Eighan: 4
Keagan: 1
Kegan: 2
McEgan: 1
McKeegan: 17
McKeighan: 1

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