McGuckin heads of household in the 1911 census


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For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

Guckian Quite numerous: Leitrim. Ir. Mag Uiginn, possibly from Uiging, a Viking. This name occurs mainly in Ulster as MacGuigan and MacGuckin, q.v. MIF.
Mac Guaicín Guckian: annamh: Liatroim. Féach Mag Uiginn.
MacGookin fairly numerous: Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Guaicín for Mag Eochaidhín according to Woulfe, but MacLysaght regards it as variant of Mac Guigan, q.v.
MacGucken fairly rare: Tyrone-Derry etc. Ir. Mag Uiginn. See MacGuigan, but also compare Mac Guckin.
MacGuckin Derry-Tyrone-Antrim etc. Ir. Mag Eocháin (from first name Eocha). Evident confusion with Mac Gucken. See also Mac Guigan.
Magookin Very rare: Down. Variant of Mac Gookin, q.v.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Guckian: 16
Guickian: 1
MacGookin: 1
Magookin: 2
McGoogan: 3
McGookan: 1
McGooken: 4
McGookin: 23
McGucken: 6
McGuckian: 14
McGuckien: 2
McGuckin: 42
McGucking: 1
McGuickean: 1
McGuickian: 1

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