Cowan heads of household in 1901 census


DEDs and surname occurences

Antrim: Aghagallon: 1
Antrim: Ballyconnelly: 1
Antrim: Ballylinney: 1
Antrim: Ballymena and Town and Urban District of Ballymena: 2
Antrim: Broughshane: 1
Antrim: Cairncastle: 1
Antrim: Carrickfergus: 1
Antrim: Clifton: 2
Antrim: Clifton Ward: 2
Antrim: Court Ward: 1
Antrim: Craigarogan: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 5
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 1
Antrim: Duncairn Ward, Belfast: 1
Antrim: Falls: 1
Antrim: Falls Ward: 1
Antrim: Glenarm: 1
Antrim: Kilbride: 1
Antrim: Killoquin Lower: 1
Antrim: Lisburn: 9
Antrim: Portrush Urban: 1
Antrim: Shankhill: 4
Antrim: Slemish: 2
Antrim: St. Anne's: 1
Antrim: St. George's Ward Belfast: 4
Antrim: Templecorran: 1
Antrim: Templepatrick: 1
Antrim: Whitehouse: 1
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 5
Antrim: Woodvale Ward: 2
Armagh: Armagh Town: 3
Armagh: Ballymyre: 7
Armagh: Camlough: 1
Armagh: Cullyhanna: 4
Armagh: Derrynoose: 1
Armagh: Keady Rural: 2
Armagh: Lurgan Rural: 1
Armagh: Lurgan Urban: 2
Armagh: Markethill: 1
Armagh: Mullaghbrack: 1
Armagh: Mullaglass: 1
Armagh: Mullahead: 3
Cavan: Ballintemple: 1
Cavan: Ballyjamesduff: 2
Cavan: Bilberry: 1
Cavan: Castlerahan: 1
Cavan: Derrin: 2
Cavan: Diamond: 1
Cavan: Drumcarbon: 3
Cork: Cork Urban No. 5: 1
Cork: Mallow South Urban: 1
Donegal: Ballymacool: 1
Donegal: Convoy: 2
Donegal: Kilderry: 1
Donegal: Killea: 1
Donegal: Lettermore: 1
Donegal: Maghesaboy: 1
Donegal: St. Johnston: 1
Donegal: Treantaghmucklagh: 1
Down: : 4
Down: Annaclone: 1
Down: Ards Upper: 3
Down: Balloolymore: 1
Down: Ballynahinch: 2
Down: Ballyward: 3
Down: Banbridge Rural: 1
Down: Bangor: 1
Down: Breda: 3
Down: Crobane: 5
Down: Donaghmore: 2
Down: Dromore Urban: 1
Down: Drumbeg: 3
Down: Drumbo: 1
Down: Drumgath: 2
Down: Gaevaghy: 2
Down: Glaskermore: 2
Down: Glassdrummon: 1
Down: Greyabby: 1
Down: Hilleborough: 1
Down: Kircubbin: 1
Down: Maghera: 2
Down: Magherally: 2
Down: Maze: 1
Down: Newry North Urban: 5
Down: Newry Rural: 1
Down: Newry West Urban: 2
Down: Newtownards: 1
Down: Newtownards Urban: 1
Down: Ormeau: 9
Down: Ouley: 1
Down: Pottinger: 13
Down: Rathfriland: 1
Down: South Ward Newry: 1
Down: Tierkelly: 1
Down: Tofanny: 4
Down: Tullyish: 1
Down: Upper Iveagh (Lower Half): 2
Down: Victoria: 6
Down: Warrenpoint: 2
Down: West Urban (Banbridge): 4
Dublin: Arran Quay: 2
Dublin: Clontarf East: 1
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 3
Dublin: Inns Quay: 2
Dublin: Mountjoy: 2
Dublin: North City: 2
Dublin: North Dock: 1
Dublin: Pembroke East & Donnybrook: 2
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 1
Dublin: Ushers Quay: 1
Dublin: Wood Quay: 1
Fermanagh: Ballinamallard: 1
Fermanagh: Churchill: 1
Fermanagh: Corrylongford: 3
Fermanagh: Deerpark: 1
Fermanagh: Enniskillen Urban: 1
Fermanagh: Florencecourt: 1
Fermanagh: Irvinestown: 1
Fermanagh: Lisnaskee: 1
Fermanagh: Milltown: 2
Fermanagh: Newparton: 1
Galway: Eyrecourt: 1
Galway: Shankhill: 1
King's Co.: Banagher: 1
King's Co.: Cappancur: 1
King's Co.: Clara: 1
Leitrim: Leitrim: 2
Leitrim: Moher: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 3 Urban District: 1
Londonderry: Ballyronan: 1
Londonderry: Eglinton: 2
Londonderry: Londonderry Urban No. 1: 3
Londonderry: Magherafelt: 1
Londonderry: Moneyhaw: 1
Londonderry: South Ward No. 2 Urban: 1
Londonderry: Waterside: 4
Longford: Ballymahon: 1
Longford: Ballymuigh: 1
Longford: Granard Urban (in 26 files): 1
Longford: Longford No. 1 Urban: 1
Louth: Carlingford: 1
Louth: Drummullagh: 2
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 1: 1
Louth: Dundalk Urban No. 4.: 1
Meath: Athboy: 1
Monaghan: Castleshane: 2
Monaghan: Monaghan Rural: 1
Monaghan: Newbliss: 1
Queen's Co.: Ballylehane: 1
Tyrone: Altaclady: 1
Tyrone: Ballagh: 1
Tyrone: Camus: 1
Tyrone: Drumharvey: 1
Tyrone: Dunnalong: 1
Tyrone: Fivemiletown: 2
Tyrone: Minterburn: 1
Tyrone: Oaklands: 1
Tyrone: Oritor: 2
Tyrone: The Sandholes: 1
Westmeath: Auburn: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar North Urban: 1
Westmeath: Sonna: 1
Wexford: Bannow: 1
Wexford: Newtownbarry: 1
Wicklow: Arklow Urban: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

Surname Dictionary

Cowan numerous: Down and Ulster generally, Dublin. Ir. Mac Comhdhain, Ó Comhdhain. From a rare early personal name Comhghan. Also as MacCone. However, Cowan is a common Scottish name (of similar derivation) which may account for many in Ulster.
Cowen Very rare: E Ulster. See Cowan.
MacCowan rare: Antrim, Kerry etc.Ir. Mac Comhdhain. There is a Scottish connection but it is in any case a synonym of Mac Cone, q.v. MIF.
Macowan Very rare: Derry. Ir. Mac Comhdhain. See Mac Cone.
Ó Comhdhain Cowen, Cowan: deir Mac Giolla Iasachta go bhfuil an bun-sloinne imithe i léig ach freagraíonn Cowan do Mac Comhdhain i gCúige Uladh. Litriú nua: Ó Comhain.SI.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Cawan: 6
Cowan: 167
Cowen: 13
Macowan: 1
McCowan: 2
McCowen: 10

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