Hackett - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Hackett—This name in the district of Clogher and those adjoining is the anglicised form of M'Gaughy; in the districts of Lower Fews, Co. Armagh, the anglicised form of M'Gaugy, those two names being forms of each other, in Gaelic Mag Eachaidh.

In the districts surrounding Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon, the name Guckian (Mag Uiginn [?]) has been anglicised to Hackett.

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