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Magoon Surname Origin

(Origin Gaelic) A corruption of Macgowan, which signifies the son of the smith, from Mac, son, and gow, a smith; or it may be the same as McCoun, from Mac, son, and ceann, a head or chief--the son of the chief. See Smith

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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