McQuinn households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Cuinn Mac Quinn: cuíosach annamh: Ciarraí-Luimneach. Sloinne a thosaigh i gCiarraí.
MacGuinn fairly rare: Mayo-Sligo-Roscommon etc. Ir. Mag Coinn, from first name Conn. See also Quinn.
MacGwynne Very rare: Sligo. Ir. Mac Guin, from Welsh gwyn, fair, blond. In Ireland 16 cent, the Gwynns have been distinguished as scholars.
MacQuinn fairly rare: Kerry-Limerick. Ir. Mac Cuinn, from first name Conn.
Mag Cuinn Mac Guinn: cuíosach annamh: Maigh Eo-Sligeach-Ros Comáin. Clann Chonnachtach, is cosúil. Féach Ó Cuinn.MIF.
Quinn Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Ó Cuinn, from first name Conn, meaning, perhaps, "chief" or "sense". There were a number of septs: Thomond (Clare), Tyrone, Antrim, Longford. Those of Thomond are represented by the Earl of Dunraven.


  • McQuinn in 1659.
  • McQuinn births mapped 1864-1913
  • McQuinn 1901 census map
  • McQuinn 1911 census map
  • McQuinn Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

Parishes where McQuinn and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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