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Sept / Branches

There was no distinct sept of the O'Cuinn that had its origins in the County. However it is likely that bearers of the surname were of the abc sept

and the surname was in the County from an early date.

In County the bearers of the surname Quinn are of the Sept

1640 Civil Survey

O'Quinn was to be found in

1659 Census

Quinn/e was to be found in the baronies of

1830 Tithe Books

Quin/Quin was to be found in all baronies

1848/49 Griffiths Valuation

Quinn/Quinn was widely distributed in the county, the greatest concentrationwas in the Barony of Rathdown with 29 households.

1890 Birth Index

The principal surnames is listed, they are in order of the numerical strength in which they occur. The figure after the surname is the number of entries in the birth index for 1890. The estimated number of persons of each surname can be ascertained by multiplying the figure by the average birth rate, which for that year was 1 in 44.8 persons.

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McMahon 74, McNamara 61, Moloney 50, O·Brien 47, McInerney 39, Kelly 38, Keane 33, Murphy 29, Griffin 27, Halloran 26, Ryan 23, Lynch 22, Clancey 21.

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