Merrigan


Merrigan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Merrigan fairly numerous: Wicklow-South East, Tipperary-E Limerick etc. Ir. Ó Muireagáin, perhaps from muire, a lord. A sept of Longford-W Meath dispersed at the Invasion. SI.
Ó Meirgín Merrigan: féach Ó Muireagáin.
Ó Muireagáin (1) Merrigan (2) Morgan: tá (1) cuíosach líonmhar i gCill Mhantáin agus sa Oirdheisceart; tá (2) an-líonmhar: an Dún-Ard Mhacha-Cabhán-Muineachán. Bhí an chlann i dTeithbhe (Lár na Tíre) roimh an Ionradh nuair a scaipeadh iad. Táid measctha leis an sloinne Breatnach Morgan atá líonmhar in Ulaidh. SI.


Parishes where Merrigan and a second surname are found together

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