McGovern



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

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Antrim:6Armagh:3Belfast city:8Cavan:427
Cork:1Derry:19Donegal:3Down:6
Dublin:12Dublin city:8Fermanagh:54Galway:13
Kildare:1Laois:1Leitrim:79Longford:20
Louth:19Mayo:17Meath:10Monaghan:18
Roscommon:17Sligo:14Tyrone:21Westmeath:4

Surname Dictionary

Govern rare: Meath etc. Ir. Mag Shamhradhain, samhradh = summer. A sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim). See MacGovern, Magauran. IF.
MacGovern Very numerous: Fermanagh-Leitrim-Cavan, Midlands etc. Ir. Mag Shamhráin ("summery" person). A sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim). See Mac Gauran.
Mag Shamhradháin Mac Govern: an-líonmhar: Fear Manach-Liatroim-Cabhán & rl. Clann a bhí suite i dTeallach Eachach mar a bhfuil Baile Mhic Shamhráin. Bhí an leagan gallda Magauran níos minicí in anallód. Fréamh: samhradh (an séasúr) .i. duine le tréithe soineanta, is cosúil. Litriú nua: Mag Shamhráin. GPN.
Magovern Very rare: Belfast. See Mac Govern.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Goveran: 12
Govern: 22
Magauvern: 30
Magoveran: 4
Magovern: 21
McGauveran: 4
McGauvern: 11
McGauvran: 2
McGaveran: 2
McGeverin: 3
McGouvern: 3
McGoveran: 18
McGoverin: 3
McGovern: 781
McGovran: 13

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gevern
Goverin
M'Govern
MacGoveran
MacGovern
Mag Shamhradhain
Magauveran
Magauverin
Magavern
Magoven
Magoverin
McCavern
McGaffern
McGavern
McGaveron
McGavran
McGeivern
McGeveran
McGevern
McGiverin
McGoveren
McGoveron
McGovren
McGovvern
Mogovern


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