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Adams
Derry/New Zealand




Adams households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Adams households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 112 Armagh 36
Belfast city 56 Carlow 2
Cavan 30 Clare 1
Cork 20 Cork city 15
Derry 90 Donegal 6
Down 92 Dublin 17
Dublin city 10 Fermanagh 33
Galway 12 Kerry 9
Kildare 5 Kilkenny 5
Laois 4 Leitrim 2
Limerick 14 Limerick city 3
Longford 5 Louth 6
Mayo 9 Meath 12
Monaghan 18 Offaly 5
Roscommon 4 Sligo 7
Tipperary 19 Tyrone 63
Waterford 10 Westmeath 3
Wexford 5    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Adam: very numerous N.E.Ulster and Dublin. English & Scottish; synonyms: Aidy, Eadie. Also anglicisations of Mac Adaim, Mac Adamóid, Mac Conshnámha, q.v.
Adamson: numerous N.E.Ulster and Dublin. English, 14 cent. As Adams.
Mac Adaim: (Mac) Adam(s): líonmhar: Cúige Uladh & eile. Bhí Adam coitianta mar ainm baiste i measc na Normannach agus ghlac Muintir de Barra an sloinne Mac Adaim chucha ach is sloinne Albanach in Éirinn é go ginearálta. Tá Adams i bhfad níos líonmhaire.
Mac Adamóid: Adams: fíor-annamh: Connachta. Díspeagadh ar Adam. SGG.
MacAdam: numerous: Ulster and Louth etc. Ir. Mac Adaim, Mac Ádhaimh (early). More general as Adams. The Barrys of Cork adopted the patronymic Mac Adaim at one stage. In Armagh it may be a corruption of Mac Cadáin (Mac Cadden). The name is common in Scotland, derivation in all cases "son of Adam". MIF.
MacAdams: Quite numerous: Derry etc. See Mac Adam and Adams.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Adam 8
Adams 740
Adamson 106
Cadam 6
Caddam 2
MacAdam 1
McAdam 186
McAdams 50


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Adames
Adamms
Addames
Addams
Addems
Addoms
Adems
Adims
Adimson
Mac Adaim
Mac Adamóid
MacAdams
Mackadams


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