by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)
© 2000-2002 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.2, updated 06 August 2002
What we know as a set of Irish Annals are manuscripts that were each compiled during a particular time period, usually using older material as sources. For example, when the Annals of the Four Masters were written from 1632 to 1636, they covered events that occurred centuries and millenia before (including legendary history). So, when an entry in this set of annals refers to a person who lived in the year 738, the spelling used for that person's name is very likely not using the spelling that would have been used in 738.
Standard forms of this name (based on spelling systems of different periods) would be:
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) nominative form:||Eoin|
|Early Modern Irish Gaelic (c1200-c1700) genitive form:||Eoin|
|Number of men found in the annals with this name:||58|
|Found in Years:||1246, 1287, 1316, 1334, 1343, 1346, 1349, 1350, 1353, 1362, 1365, 1366, 1369, 1371, 1373, 1376, 1380, 1383, 1385, 1387, 1398, 1419, 1422, 1440, 1444, 1446, 1461, 1464, 1465, 1468, 1470, 1473, 1490, 1492, 1494, 1497, 1498, 1499, 1500, 1501,1502, 1508, 1524. 1528, 1529, 1532, 1534, 1539, 1543, 1544, 1545, 1550, 1555, 1559, 1564, 1567, 1570, 1573, 1576, 1577, 1579, 1581, 1582, 1584, 1585, 1586, 1588, 1600|
Further information about the name Eoin, may be found in:
The Sources page lists the Annals referenced below. Information about secondary sources is included on that page as well.
In the table below, I have separated individuals with a blank line. That is, when there are multiple entries in the annals that refer to a single person, those entries are grouped together.
Within the list of entries refering to a single person, I have sorted the entries primarily by orthography when it is obvious that what I am seeing is the same entry showing up in multiple annals. The entries that tend to use older spellings are listed first.
Special factors which may affect name usage are marked in the context column.
|AN||indicates a member of an Anglo-Norman family|
|AS||indicates an Anglo-Saxon|
|N||indicates a Norseman|
|P||indicates a Pict|
|R||indicates a person holding a religious office|
|S||indicates a person from Scotland|
NOTE: The Annals referenced below under the code letters A, B, C, E, & F tend to use later spellings than the other Annals. In some cases, the spellings listed in these Annals may not be appropriate for the year referenced in the Annal entry.
In some Gaelic scripts, there is a character that looks approximately like a lowercase f,
but without the crossbar. This character (represented by an underscored Medieval Scotland | Medieval Names Archive | Index of Names in Irish Annals Kathleen M. O'Brien's articles are hosted by Medieval Scotland, which is published by Sharon L. Krossa (contact). Shopping online? How you can support this site.
Annals Entry Context Citation (formatting preserved) (d. ?) U2 U1287.2 Mac Eoin mac Aedha Buidhe h-Ui Neill (idon, Brian mac Aeda Buidhe) (d. 1246) Co 1246.3 R Espoc Oli Finn .i. Eoin h. Mugroin mac comarba Mochua LC2 LC1246.2 R Espuc Oilefinn, .i. Eoin .H. h-Ughróin, .i. mac comarba Mochúa C M1246.1 R Eóin Ua h-Ugróin mac comhorba Mo Chua, epscop Oile Finn (d. 1316) Co 1316.5 Eoin Mac Aedacan brethem h. Conchobair LC LC1316.3 Eoin Mac Aedhacan, brethemh .H. Conchubhair C M1316.2 Eoin Mac Aodhaccáin breithemh Uí Concobhair (d. 1334) C M1334.7 Eóin Mac Giolla Ultain (d. 1343) C M1343.15 R Eóin Mhag Dhuibhne airchideochain Droma Leathain [Eoin Dubh Mac Domhnaill] (d. 1346-1349) U2 U1346.1 Eoin Dubh Mac Domnaill C M1349.2 Eoin Dubh Mac Domhnaill U2 U1362.8 Somairligh mac Eoin Duibh Mic Domnaill U2 U1362.8 mac Eoin Duibh mic Alaxandair Co 1365.8 Somurli mac Eoin Duib Meic Domnail Ardconstapla Coicid Ulad LC2 LC1365.7 Somhairle mac Eoin Duibh Mic Domhnaill, ard constapla coicidh Uladh ["Somhairle, son of John Dubh Mac Domhnaill, high constable of the province of Uladh"] C M1365.8 Somairle mac Eoin Duibh Meic Domhnaill (tighearna Insi Gall, & ardconsubal Cuigidh Uladh) (d. 1350-1353) U2 U1350.4 R Eoin h-Ua Cairbri, comorba Tigernaighi Cluain Eois C M1353.1 R Eóin Ua Cairbre comarba Tighernaigh Cluana h-Eóais (d. 1366-1369) U2 U1366.19 Eoin Mac Aedhagan & Gillibert O Bardan, da saer macam crutheladhnacha Conmaicne C M1369.13 Eoin Mac Aedhagain, & GiIlebert Ó Bardain da saor macaomh cruitealadnach Conmaicne ["John Mac Egan, and Gilbert O'Bardan, two accomplished young harpers of Conmaicne"] (d. 1371-1376) U2 U1371.7 Eoin h-Ua Ruanadha, ollamh Meg Aenghusa Co 1376.6 Eoin h. Ruanada ollam Meg Aengusa LC2 LC1376.5 Eoin .H. Ruanadha, ollamh Meg Aengusa D M1376.8 Eóin Ua Ruanadha ollamh Mécc Aongusa ["John O'Rooney, chief Poet to Magennis"] (d. 1373) U2 U1373.17 R Eoin h-Ua Droma, bicair Cille Naaile (d. ?) D M1380.10 Dias dearbrathar Meic Suibhne do ghabhail ann, .i. Eoin & Murchadh ["the two brothers of Mac Sweeny, John and Murrough"] (d. 1385) LC2 LC1385.15 Eoin mac Eogain mic Gilla Pedair Co 1385.16 Eoin mac Eogain Meic Gilla Pedair (d. 1387) D M1387.8 R Eoin mac Aenghusa Meic Domhnaill tighearna Insi Gall (d. ?) D M1383.3 AN Mac Eoin Biséd D M1383.3 AN Mac Eoin Bisett LC2 LC1387.1 AN Sadhbh, inghen Aedha Ui Neill, ben mic Eoin Bised Co 1387.2 AN Sadb ingen Aeda h. Neill ben Meic Eoin Bised D M1387.2 AN Sadhb inghen Aodha Uí Néill aon-rogha ban slechta Néil Naoíghiallaigh re na linn bean mic Eóin Bised D M1422.8 AN Mac Eóin Bisétt (d. ?) LC2 LC1398.1 Eoin mac Maol Muire mic Suibhne D M1398.2 Eóin mac Maoil Muire Meic Suibne (d. 1419) D M1419.1 R Eoin Mac Carmaic epscop Ratha Both (d. ?) D M1440.10 R Concobhar mhac Eoin Epscoip .i. mac an Epscoip Conallaigh (d. ?) D M1444.5 mac mic Eóin Ui Airt  (d. 1446) D M1446.1 R Eóin Ua Lennain prióir Mainistreach Leassa Gabhail (d. 1461) Co 1461.30 Diarmaid mac Domnaill meic Eoin mec tSitrica Ruaid h. Mailconaire (d. 1464) Co 1464.20 Eoin Mac Suibne constapla a ngalloclaech ["Eoin Mac Suibne, the constable of their gallowglasses"] [Eoin Mór Mac Domhnaill] (d. ?) D M1465.5 S Eoin mac Alasdrainn mic Eoin Mhóir Mec Domnaill [Eoin mac Alastrainn mhic Eoin Móir Mhic Dhomhnaill] (d. 1468) D M1465.5 S Eoin mac Alasdrainn mic Eoin Mhóir Mec Domnaill [Eoin mac ?] (d. 1468) D M1468.30 immo mac Feilim, & imo derbrathair .i. Eóin, & a mac fein dna Diarmait mac Eoin co t-triar ele imaille friu ["as also the son of Felim and his brother John, Dermot, son of this John, and three others besides"] [Eoin Ruadh Mac Suibhne] (d. ?) D M1470.2 R Eoin Ruadh Mac Suibhne E M1581.24 R Thoirrdhealbhach mac Murchaidh mic Eoin Ruaidh (d. ?) LC2 LC1473.10 S Mac mheic Domhnuill na h-Albun .i. Gilla Esbuig mac Alustrainn mheic Domhnuill mheic Eoin na h-Ile D 1473.21 S h-Mac Mec Domhnaill na h-Alban .i. Giolla Espuicc mac Domhnaill mic Eoin na h-Íle [Eoin Óg mac Eoin Móir mhic Dhomhnaill Bhallaigh Mhic Dhomhnaill] (d. 1490) D M1490.36 S Eoin ócc mac Eoin Mhóir a h-íle (d. ?) D M1490.1 h-Ferccus mac Eóin mic Matha ancoire Insi Caoín (d. 1494) LC2 LC1494.5 Eoin Bearnach mac Maol Mhuire meic Suibhne Co 1494.6 Eóin Bernac mac Maolmure Meic Shúibhne D M1494.7 Eoin Bernach mac Maol Muire Mec Suibne [Eoin Mór mac Domhnaill Ballaigh Mhic Dhomhnaill] (d. 1499) D M1490.36 S Eoin ócc mac Eoin Mhóir a h-íle D M1492.13 S h-Eóin Cathánach mac Eóin mic Domhnaill Bhallaigh D M1494.16 S h-Eóin Catanach mac Eoin mic Domhnaill Bhallaigh LC2 LC1499.1 S Eoin Mór mac Domnaill, ri Indsi Gall [Eoin Cathánach mac Eoin Móir mhic Dhomhnaill Bhallaigh Mhic Dhomhnaill] (d. 1499) D M1492.13 S h-Eóin Cathánach mac Eóin mic Domhnaill Bhallaigh D M1494.16 S h-Eóin Catanach mac Eoin mic Domhnaill Bhallaigh Co 1499.2 S Eighín Mor Mac Domnaill ri Innsi Gall & Eoin Cathanac a mac LC2 LC1499.1 S Eoin Cathánach Co 1524.7 S clann Eoin Cathánaigh LC2 LC1524.6 S clann Eoin Chathánaigh E M1524.4 S Alasdrann mac Eóin Cathanaigh E M1524.4 S Aengus mac Eóin Cathanaigh Co 1528.7 S Alusdrann mac Eoin Cathanaigh E M1528.8 S Alastrann mac Eóin Chathánaigh LC2 LC1532.3 S Mac Domnaill leis .i. Alusdar mac Eoin Chathánaigh Co 1532.4 S Alasdrann mac Eoin Cathanaigh E M1532.14 S Mac Domhnaill lais .i. Alasdrann mac Eóin Cathanaigh E M1567.3 S cloinn t-Semais mic Alastraintt mic Eoin Cathanaigh mheic Mheic Domhnaill E M1577.5 S Domhnall mac Somhairle Buidhe mic Alaxandair, mic Eóin Cathanaigh mic Mec Domhnaill E M1586.4 S da mac Shemais mic Alastrainn, mic Eóin Chathanaigh mhec Mec Domhnaill .i. Domhnall Gorm E M1586.6 S Alasdrann mac Somhairle Buidhe, mic Alastrainn, mic Eóin Chathánaigh mac Mec Domhnaill na h-Alban [Eoin Fionn Mac ?] (d. ?) D M1500.12 S h-Giolla Crist mac Eóin Fhinn Mec Cápa (d. 1501) E M1501.5 mac Mec Domhnaill Gallocclach (Eoin mac Colla) [Eoin mac Tuathail Ó ?] (d. ?) D M1497.7 da mac Tuathail Uí Gallchubhair Eoin & Toirrdhealbhach D M1498.11 dá mac Tuathail Uí Gallchubhair (Eoin & Toirrdhealbhach) Co 1534.9 Ó Gallcubair .i. Emann mac Eoin meic Tuathail LC2 LC1534.9 O Gallchubair .i. Emmonn mac Eoin mic Tuathail E M1534.5 O Gallchubhair .i. Emann mac Eóin mic Tuathail E M1543.6 Fer Dorcha mac Eóin mic Tuathail Uí Ghallcubhair F M1600.69 chloinn an Fhirdoirche mic Eoin mec Domhnaill [Eoin mac Domhnaill Mhic Suibhne Fanat(?)] (d. ?) D M1497.7 S da mac Domnaill Mec Suibne Fanat Eoin & Domnall ócc (d. 1502) Co 1502.3 R Eoin h. Loisde LC2 LC1502.2 R Eoin O Loisde [noted as being an abbot] E M1502.2 R Eóin Ó Loiste (d. 1508) E M1508.14 Eóin Mac Domhnaill Guirm (d. 1529) Co 1529.10 Domnall mac Eoin Meic Birrthagra, adbar ollaman an tuaisceirt re berla Fene LC2 LC1529.10 Domnall mac Eoin mic Domnaill mic Birrthagra, adhbar olloman Tuaiscert Uladh ["Domhnall, son of John, son of Domhnall Mac Birrthagra, intended professor of the North of Uladh"] (d. ?) Co 1539.6 Maolmure Mergech mac Eoin Ruaid Meic hSuibhne LC2 LC1539.3 Maol Muire Mercech mac Eoin Mic Shuibhne E M1539.5 Maol Muire Meirgech mac Eóin Ruaidh Mic Suibhne [Eoin Modardha mac Néill Móir mhic Mhic Shuibhne] (d. 1543) LC2 LC1543.3 Mac Mic Suibhne tire Bóghaine, .i. Eoin mac Neill Co 1543.3 Mac Meic Suibhne Tiri Baghaine [unrelated] .i. Eóin mac Neill E M1543.3 Mac Mhec Suibhne Bhaghainigh, Eoin Modardha mac Neill Mhóir E m1564.2 Aodh Meirccech, mac Eoin Modardha Mhec Suibhne (d. ?) E M1543.6 mac Seain Bhallaigh mic Eoin  (d. 1544) E M1544.4 Eóin mac Donnchaidh mic Maol Muire (d. 1545) FM vol. 5, p. 1492, year 1545 Eoin mac an giolla duib. mic concob.air mic donnchaid., mic dom.naill na mad.mann mic suib.ne E M1545.12 Eoin mac An Giolla Duibh mic Concobhair mic Donnchaidh, mic Domhnaill na Madhmann Mic Suibhne  (d. 1550) E M1550.2 R An t-abb (.i. Esa Ruaidh Eoin a aimn-sidhe) mac Domhnaill Ruaidh I Gallchubhair ["The Abbot of Assaroe (John, the son of Donnell Roe O'Gallagher)"] (d. 1555) LC2 LC1555.9 Eoin mac Dhuiphsíth (d. 1559) LC2 LC1559.4 Eoin mac Mhaol Muiri mic Colla Mic Shuibhne (d. ?) E M1570.6 dá mac Eóin Eireannaigh  (d. 1572) E M1572.8 Eoin mac Colla, mic Domhnaill, mic Eocchain Mic Domhnaill (d. ?) E M1570.5 An Calbhach mac Toirrdhealbhaigh, mic Eóin Charraigh, mic Mec Domhnaill E M1570.6 An Calbhach mac Toirrdhealbhaigh mic Eóin Charraigh E M1577.10 Alastrann, mac An Chalbhaicch, mic Toirrdhealbhaigh, mic Eoin Charraigh (d. ?) E M1573.10 Sliocht Domnaill mic Eóin Meic Suibhne [Eoin Modardha mac Mhic Shuibhne Bóghainigh] (d. 1576) E M1576.8 Eoin Modardha mac Meic Suibhne Bóghainigh (d. ?) E M1576.3 Colla, mac An Ghiolla Dhuibh, mic Conchobhair, mic Donnchaidh, mic Domhnaill na Madhmann, mic Eoghain, mic Eoin na Laithaighe Meic Suibhne (d. ?) LC2 LC1579.3 S d'Albanchaib .i. Eoin mac Aongusa mic Gille Esgaib Bháin mhég Domhnaill ["Albanachs, viz., John, the son of Aenghus, son of Gilla-espuig Bán Mac Domhnaill"] (d. 1579) LC2 LC1577.7 Eoin Odhar mhaig Néill LC2 LC1577.10 h-Eoin Odhar mhaig Neill LC2 LC1579.5 Eoin Odhar mhaig Neill (d. 1582) LC2 LC1582.34 Eoin mac Aoda Mic Suibhne (d. 1584) LC2 LC1584.2 R Eoin mag Carmaic .i. saccart tempaill Eoin ["John Mac Carmaic, i.e. the priest of Tempul-Eoin"] (d. ?) E M1585.8 O Gallchubhair Eoin mac Tuathail, mic Seain, mic Ruaidhri mic Aodha E M1588.14 Ó Gallchubhair Sir Eóin mac Tuathail Bhailbh [Eoin Modardha mac Aodha mhic Néill Óig Mhic Shuibhne] (d. 1588) E M1588.2 Eoin Modardha mac Aodha, mic Neill Óicc Mhec Suibhne
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