From Irish Names and Surnames 1923
Mac COMHDHAIN, Mac COMHGHAIN—IV—M'Cowane, M'Cone, MacCowan, MacKone, MacKoen; 'son of Comhdhan,' or 'Comhghan'; originally a Meath surname, but long dispersed through Ulster. It is difficult, if not impossible, to distinguish its anglicised forms from those of Mac Eoghain, which see.
Alphabetical Index to Irish Surnames
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
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