Monohan 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

Manahan Quite numerous: Cork-Waterford-Limerick. Ir. Ó Mainchín, dimin. of manach, a monk. A sept of W Cork. See Mannix.
Monaghan Very numerous: Leath Chuinn (Northern Half). Ir. Ó Monacháin. Dimin. of manach, a monk. A sept of Roscommon with probably another in Oriel (Armagh, Monaghan etc) but no connection with the county, which is Muineachán.
Monahan numerous: all areas, especially Cavan-Monaghan-Louth, Midlands, Galway, Donegal. Ir. Ó Monacháin, as Monaghan.
Ó Manacháin Monaghan: an-líonmhar: Leath Chuinn: Cabhán-Muineachán-Lú go sonrach. Bhí clann amháin lonnaithe i Ros Comáin, cois Sionainne. Is cosúil go raibh ceann eile in Oirghialla. Ón ainm Manchán, díspeagadh ar "manach".
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Manahan: 10
Monaghan: 455
Monaghon: 6
Monahan: 168
Monahon: 3
Moneghan: 2
Monehan: 2
Monoghan: 10
Monohan: 11
Munaghan: 3

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