Cowen


    Maps

  • Cowen in 1659.

  • Cowen births mapped 1864-1913

  • Cowen 1901 census map

  • Cowen 1911 census map

  • Cowen Roman Catholic baptisms new!

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    Cowan
    (archived)



Parishes where Cowen and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:2Armagh:1Cavan:3Cork:1
Donegal:1Down:15Dublin:2Fermanagh:2
Galway:2Laois:2Leitrim:7Louth:2
Roscommon:3Sligo:2Tipperary:1Tyrone:3
Westmeath: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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