Many variations of the name Monahen have evolved since the time of its initial creation. In Gaelic it appeared as O Manachain, which is derived from the word "manach," which means "monk."
from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Monahen research.Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1798 are included under the topic Early Monahen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The recording of names in Ireland
during the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. Since the general population did not know how to read or write, they could only specify how their names should be recorded orally. Research into the name Monahen revealed spelling variations
, including Monaghan
, Monahan, Monagham, Monahon, Monagan, Mongan, Monaugher, Monck and many more.