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Mc Gowan Family History

“Tenebras expellit et hostes”

He drives forth the darkness and the foe

McGowan (MacGowan) is an Irish and Scottish surname. It stems from "Mac Gobhann" in Scotland and "Mac" or "O'Gabhann" from Ireland both meaning "iron worker".

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Areas of origin

  • Leitrim, Connaught, Ireland

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  • Cavan, Ulster, Ireland

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  • Donegal, Ulster, Ireland

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