McGowran households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Gowran fairly rare: Midlands. See Govern. Also, according to Woulfe, there was Ó Gabhráin who were a sept of the Uí Maine of Galway. IF & SGG.
MacGauran Quite numerous: Cavan-Leitrim-Sligo-Longford etc. Ir. Mag Shamhráin, samhradh, summer. Meaning, perhaps, a "summery" person. A sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim). See also Mac Govern.
MacGouran rare: Belfast-Down, Dublin. Ir. Mag Shamhráin. See Mac Gauran.
MacGowran Very rare: Dublin. See Mac Govern.
Magouran Very rare: Down. Variant of Mac Govern, q.v.
Megoran rare: Down. Variant of Mac Gorrian, q.v.

The surname

Parishes where McGowran and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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