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Name Meehan
Type Surname
Usage English
Other Forms FormsÓ Miadhacháin, Ó Maotháin
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhacháin 'descendant of Miadhacháin', a diminutive of Miadhach, a byname meaning 'honorable'. Also a diminutive of Gaelic maoth 'moist', 'soft', 'tearful'.
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maotháin ‘descendant of Maothán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of maoth ‘moist’, ‘soft’, ‘tearful’. In some instances, an assimilated form of Mehegan.
Added 4/15/2007 by x0Britt0x