Meaning and Origin of: Mahan

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  • American : Cowboy

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macháin ‘descendant of Machán’, which Woulfe suggests is a variant of Mochán, a diminutive of moch ‘early’, itself a short form of a name formed with this element, of which there are several, and a variant of Mohan of Kilmacduagh in County Galway.