McKavanagh heads of household in the 1911 census

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

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

Surname Dictionary

Mac an Mhanaigh Mac Evaney: annamh: Maigh Eo: ach Mac Cavana in Aontroim & rl mar a bhfuil líon beag díobh. Ar mhaithe le clú na mbráithre, bímís ag súil gur leas-ainm atá i gceist annso!
MacAvenna Very rare: scattered. Ir. Mac Aibhne (SGA), from first name Aibhne which was favoured by the O'Kanes of Derry to whom this family was related. See Mac Avenue.
MacAvenue fairly rare: scattered. Ir. Mac Dhuibhne (SGA). See Mac Givney.
MacKavanagh Quite numerous: Belfast area etc. Ir. Mac an Mhanaigh (son of the monk). See also Mac Cavana. No connection with the Leinster name Kavanagh.

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