Duncan



Parishes where Duncan 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:60Armagh:9Belfast city:18Carlow:2
Cork:1Cork city:1Derry:20Donegal:38
Down:26Dublin:8Dublin city:22Fermanagh:15
Galway:4Kildare:1Kilkenny:7Leitrim:19
Louth:2Mayo:2Meath:5Monaghan:4
Offaly:1Sligo:10Tyrone:44Waterford:1
Westmeath:2Wexford:4

Surname Dictionary

Duncan numerous: Ulster, N Connacht. Scottish, also sometimes used for Donegan. The Scots name is cognate with Donnchadh meaning "brown lord, warrior".
Dunkin Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Duinnchinn (brown head). A name associated with N Connacht.
Ó Duinnchinn Dunkin, Dinkin: fíor-annamh: Áth Cliath. Aistrithe go Duncan, b'fhéidir. Clann a bhain le Sligeach fadó. Brí: "ceann donn". SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Duncan: 326
Dunkin: 6

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Doncan
Donkin
O Duinnchinn


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