McGough births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Goch Gough: líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart & rl. Sloinne ón mBreatnais: coch = dearg, rua. Bhí siad in Éirinn sa 13 céad. Bhí siad chun tosaigh i bPort Lairge sa 17 céad.
Goff Quite numerous: Wexford etc. Ir. Góch, according to Woulfe, from Welsh coch, red. There is also a Welsh word gof = smith. The Welsh connection is well established - they came in 13 cent and settled in Dublin and Waterford. See Gough. MIF.
Gough numerous: E Ulster, Midlands, South-East. Ir. Goch, from Welsh coch = red. In Waterford 13 cent. Now pronounced Goff and so spelled in some cases. This name is also an anglicisation of (1) Ó Cuacháin (Mayo) and (2) Mag Eochadha (Armagh-Monaghan).
MacGaugh Very rare: Galway-Mayo. Ir. Mag Eathach. See Mac Gagh.
MacGeogh Very rare: Belfast. See Mac Geough.
MacGeough numerous: Armagh-Tyrone-Monaghan; Louth-Meath etc. Ir. Mag Eochadha, from first name Eochaidh (horseman). Associated with Oriel. MIF.
MacGoff rare: Mayo etc. Ir. Mag Eochadha. See Mac Gough.
MacGough Quite numerous: Monaghan, Midlands, Galway etc. Ir. Mac Eochadha from first name Eochaidh, associated with Oriel. MIF.
Mag Eochadha Mac Geough, Mac Gough: cuíosach líonmhar: Lú, Muineachán, Ard Mhacha & rl. Cuid eile de mhuintir Eochaidh, q.v.
 

Districts where McGough and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Gough: 1193
  • McGeogh: 87
  • McGough: 721
  • Goff: 610
  • McGeough: 550
  • MacGeough: 2
  • McGaugh: 12
  • McGoff: 83
  • Gaugh: 9
  • MacGoff: 1
  • Geough: 21
  • Goffe: 5
  • Magough: 2
  • Geogh: 3
  • McGaff: 7
  • McCough: 4
  • McKough: 3
  • Mageough: 2
  • Magoff: 2
  • McGogh: 4

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