The Irish surname Meecham was originally O Miadhachain in Irish Gaelic, which is derived from the word "miadhach," meaning "honorable."
(Irish: Liatroim) anciently the western half of the kingdom of Breifne, located in Northeastern
from ancient times.
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One must realize that attempting to record a Gaelic name in English was a daunting task. Even today the translation is a difficult one. Accordingly, spelling variations
were the norm. Variations found include O'Meehan, Meighan, MacMeehan, MacMeekin, MacMeekan,MacMehan, MacMehon and many more.