Megannity heads of household in 1901 census


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Surname Dictionary

Ginnetty fairly rare: Midlands. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta, Fínneachta was an early personal name, possibly from fíon, wine and sneachta, snow. Originally of Donegal.
Ginty Quite numerous: Donegal, Mayo, Midlands. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta. A sept of Donegal some of whom moved south. See MacGinty, Ginnetty.
MacGennity rare: Armagh-Down-Antrim. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta. See Mac Ginnity.
MacGinnity Quite numerous: Donegal, Monaghan, Cavan, Armagh, Fermanagh etc. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta. See Mac Ginty.
MacGinty fairly numerous: Donegal-Derry-Tyrone, Achill (Mayo) etc. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta, from first name Finneachta, perhaps fín (wine) & sneachta (snow). A sept of Donegal.
Mag Fhinneachta Mac Ginty & rl.: cuíosach líonmhar: Ulaidh agus Maigh Eo. Clann de chuid Tír Chonaill gur theith cuid acu go Maigh Eo le linn Phlandáil Uladh agus tá Ginty orthu annsin, leis. Brí: fionn + sneachta (b'fhéidir). MIF & SGG.
Maginty rare: Belfast-Antrim. Ir. Mag Fhinneachta. Variant of Mac Ginty, q.v.

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