Cowan


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Parishes where Cowan and a second surname are found together

Surname:


All variants of Cowan

Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:31Armagh:37Belfast city:24Cavan:10
Clare:1Derry:21Donegal:19Down:81
Dublin:4Dublin city:7Fermanagh:18Galway:44
Kildare:1Kilkenny:3Laois:3Leitrim:7
Longford:6Louth:1Mayo:6Meath:1
Monaghan:6Offaly:7Roscommon:7Sligo:6
Tipperary:6Tyrone:19Waterford:6Westmeath:10
Wexford:4Wicklow:3

Surname Dictionary

Cowan numerous: Down and Ulster generally, Dublin. Ir. Mac Comhdhain, Ó Comhdhain. From a rare early personal name Comhghan. Also as MacCone. However, Cowan is a common Scottish name (of similar derivation) which may account for many in Ulster.
Cowen Very rare: E Ulster. See Cowan.
MacCowan rare: Antrim, Kerry etc.Ir. Mac Comhdhain. There is a Scottish connection but it is in any case a synonym of Mac Cone, q.v. MIF.
Macowan Very rare: Derry. Ir. Mac Comhdhain. See Mac Cone.
Ó Comhdhain Cowen, Cowan: deir Mac Giolla Iasachta go bhfuil an bun-sloinne imithe i léig ach freagraíonn Cowan do Mac Comhdhain i gCúige Uladh. Litriú nua: Ó Comhain.SI.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Cowan: 399
Cowen: 52
Cowhen: 5
Macowan: 2
McCowan: 14
McCowen: 4

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Cawan
Cowhane
Cowin
Cown
Kowan
MacCowan
MacCowen
McKowan
O Comhdhain


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