Mongan



Parishes where Mongan and a second surname are found together

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

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Cork:1Donegal:1Down:1Dublin city:2
Fermanagh:2Galway:28Kilkenny:1Longford:1
Mayo:16Roscommon:10Tyrone:13

Surname Dictionary

Mangan numerous: Munster, Leinster, Connacht, especially the South East and S Midlands. Ir. Ó Mongáin, from mongach, long-haired. There were three septs in Limerick, N Connacht and Tyrone, the latter almost extinct. IF.
Mongan Quite numerous: Galway-Mayo, Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Mongáin, from mongach, long-haired. A sept of Mayo. Also synonymous with Mangan.
O Mongáin Mangan, Mongan: líonmhar sa deisceart - baineann Mongan le Gaillimh-Maigh Eo- Tír Chonaill. Bhí clanna i Luimneach, Maigh Eo & Tír Eoghan. Tá Baile Uí Mongáin in aice le Dromcollahair agus b'as Seanaghualainn do James Clarence Mangan (1803-48), file. Tá fíor-bheagán díobh fágtha i dTír Eoghain, mar a rabhadar ina n-airchinnigh ag Tearmonn Ó Mongáin fadó. IF & SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
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Mangan: 701
Mangane: 4
Mangen: 2
Manghan: 4
Mongan: 76

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mougan
O Mongain
O Mongane


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