Clear



COUNTY SURNAME MAP


1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Clear 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Carlow 10 Cork 8
Cork city 1 Kildare 6
Kilkenny 39 Laois 41
Offaly 16 Tipperary 10
Wexford 14 Wicklow 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Clear: Quite numerous: Dublin and S Midlands etc. Ir. de Cléir. A variant of de Clare notable in the person of Richard de Clare, known as Strongbow, leader of the Anglo-Norman invasion in 1170 A.D. Also, the name has sometimes been used for Cleary. MIF.
Cleere: Quite numerous: South East. Ir. de Cléir. See Clair and Clear.
de Cléir: rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Clear, Cleere, Clair.
de Cléir: Clare, Clear, Cleere: líon beag: deisceart Laighean, Port Lairge, Tiobraid Árann. Tháinig Richard de Clare, i gceannas ar arm Normannach, go h-Éirinn i 1170. Is cosúil gur ainm áite sa bhFrainc nó i Sasana Clare. Bhí an chlann sa chun tosaigh i gcursaí na tíre síos go dtí an 17 céad.MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Clear 146
Cleare 9
Cleer 2
Cleere 30


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Cleaer
Cler
Clere
de Cléir


SECOND SURNAME


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