Last name: MAHON

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MAHON : This last name is indexed 191,489 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MAHON : 1: Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mathghamhna ‘son of Mathghamhain’ (see McMahon). Compare Mahoney which has a similar etymology. There has been some confusion with Mohan and Mahan.2: Irish: from Ó Macháin a variant of Ó Mocháin. See Mohan.4: French: habitational name from Mahon in Gironde.3: French: from the Old French female personal name Mahon a derivative of Mahaut a vernacular form of Mathilde from the ancient Germanic personal name Mahthild composed of the elements maht ‘might’ and hild ‘battle’.

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