Garraghan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Garrahan rare: Roscommon-Longford. Ir. Mag Aracháin (perhaps arrachtach, monster-like). A family originating in Fermanagh and linked with Ó Faracháin (Farren). MIF & SGG.
Garrigan Quite numerous: Dublin, Meath etc. Ir. Mac Geargáin; Ó Geargáin. See Gargan.
MacGarahan Very rare: Tipperary. Ir. Mag Aracháin, derived, perhaps, from Farachán. See also Farren.

Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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