Going



Parishes where Going 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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Clare:8Cork:8Cork city:1Donegal:2
Dublin city:1Fermanagh:7Galway:3Kerry:1
Kildare:2Kilkenny:2Mayo:1Monaghan:1
Offaly:2Tipperary:53Tyrone:11

Surname Dictionary

Going Very rare: Wicklow etc. Ir. Mac Gabhann or French Gouin. The latter were in Tipperary at the end of 17 cent - presumably Huguenots.
Gowing fairly rare: Laois, Carlow. Ir. Mac Gabhann. The name, in the form Going, has been in Tipperary since 17 cent and a suggestion of a connection with the French Gouin, meaning blood-relative, has been made by MacLysaght. See Going.MIF & SGG.
Guin Gwynne: cuíosach annamh: Ulaidh & rl. Ón ainm Breatnach gwyn = fionn. Bhí siad in Éirinn ón 16 céad agus, mar scoláirí, dhein seirbhís mhór don náisiún sa 19 & 20 céad
Guing rare: W Meath, Wicklow. This seems to be the Huguenot Guin. See Going.

Variants in Griffith's
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Going: 103
Gowing: 1
Guin: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Goen
Goin
Guing


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