Egan



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

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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.
Mac Aodhagáin rare: scattered. Ir. Lang. See Egan.
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.

    Maps

  • Egan in 1659.
  • Egan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Egan 1901 census map
  • Egan 1911 census map
  • Egan Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


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