Meehan


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  • Meehan in 1659.

  • Meehan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Meehan 1901 census map

  • Meehan 1911 census map

  • Meehan Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



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    Meehan
    Sligo (archived)

    Meehan
    Cootehall area?, Co. Roscommon



Parishes where Meehan 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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Antrim:17Armagh:18Belfast city:7Carlow:2
Cavan:31Clare:70Cork:22Cork city:4
Derry:7Donegal:165Down:11Dublin:18
Dublin city:20Fermanagh:21Galway:29Kerry:9
Kildare:11Kilkenny:23Laois:13Leitrim:105
Limerick:45Limerick city:21Longford:9Louth:35
Mayo:36Meath:47Monaghan:59Offaly:23
Roscommon:24Sligo:73Tipperary:96Tyrone:27
Waterford:27Westmeath:14Wexford:1Wicklow:2

Surname Dictionary

Meaghan rare: Dublin. Ir. Ó Miadhacháin. See also Meegan.
Meahan Very rare: Warrenpoint (Down). Variant of Meegan, q.v.
Meehan Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Ó Miadhacháin (see Meegan). Apparently a number of septs existed. IF.
Meghan Very rare: Limerick. Ir. Ó Miadhagáin. See Meegan.
Ó Maotháin Meehan: de réir de Bhulbh, sloinne annamh a bhí i Maigh Eo. Ó Miacháin a bhaineann le Meehan, de ghnáth.
Ó Miadhacháin Meehan: an-líonmhar gach aird: in Ultaibh go sonrach. Bhí clanna éagsúla ann agus tá meascadh ins na leagain gallda le Ó Miadhagáin & Ó Maothagáin. Brí: miadhach .i. ionraic, uasal. Féach Ó Mithidhín, leis.
Ó Mithidhín Meehan: líonmhar: ach leis an meascadh le Ó Miodhacháin, q.v., níl an dáileadh soiléir. Tugann de Bhulbh cuntas orthu mar seo: (1) clann de chuid Uí Maine a bhí ina gcomharbaí ag Cluain Tuaiscirt; (2) clann airchinneach ag Bealach Uí Mhithidhín, Ros Inbhir, Liatroim. Bhain siad le Mo Laisse N. i nDaimhinis agus choimeád siad scrín an naoimh leis na céadta blian - tá sí slán in Ard-Mhusaeum na h-Éireann anois. Tugtar an phréamh: Meitheamh + gin (saolaíodh i Meitheamh) - go breá ealaíonta, má's fíor!

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Meaghan: 10
Meahan: 21
Meehan: 1142
Meehaun: 3
Meehon: 1
Meghan: 3
Mehan: 23
Mehane: 2
Mihan: 8
Myhan: 15

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Meaghen
Meaghon
Meahen
Meahin
Meahohan
Meean
Meehen
Meghen
Meghin
Mehen
Mehin
Myhon
O Maothain
O Meehan
O Miadhachain
O Mighane
O Mithidhin
O Myhan
O'Meehan


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