McGuiggan



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

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Surname Dictionary

MacGuicken rare: Tyrone-Derry-Antrim. Ir. Mag Uiginn, for which see Mac Guigan but compare also Mac Guckian.
MacGuickian rare: Belfast etc. Ir. Mag Uiginn. See Mac Guigan.
MacGuigan numerous: Ulster generally, ecpecially Tyrone-Derry-Antrim. Also Louth etc. Ir. Mag Uiginn. Perhaps from uige, ingenuity; or, Uiginn, a Viking. Many variants.
MacQuiggan rare: Belfast area. Ir. Mac Uiginn. See also Mac Guigan.
Mag Eocháin Mac Guighan, MacGuigan: líonmhar: Doire & Tír Eoghain. Tá meascadh leis an gceann thuas agus tá an-chuid leagan gallda le Mag Uiginn, q.v., leis. MIF.


Parishes where McGuiggan and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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