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Cotter 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).

Cotter 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 4 Armagh 1
Belfast city 4 Clare 28
Cork 450 Cork city 41
Down 16 Fermanagh 1
Galway 1 Kerry 26
Kilkenny 3 Laois 1
Limerick 26 Limerick city 1
Louth 4 Tipperary 9
Tyrone 4 Waterford 17
Wexford 3 Wicklow 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Cotter: Very numerous: mainly Cork and Munster, E Ulster. Ir. Mac Coitir, originally Mac Oitir, from a Norse personal name (the Gaels were quite prepared to adopt foreign names). The name has always been associated with Cork. IF.
Mac Coitir: Cotter: an-líonmhar: Mumhain, i gCorcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Ón ainm Lochlannach Ottar. Bhí siad suite ag Carraig Thuathail, Corcaigh.SGG & IF.
MacCotter: Quite numerous: Antrim etc. Ir. Mac Oitir, from Norse first name Ottar. Primarily Scottish as the name is always Cotter in the south and Irish is Mac Coitir.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Cottar 4
Cotter 641
Cottor 5
McCotter 25


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Cottore
Cottr
Cottur
Mac Coitir
MacCotter


SECOND SURNAME


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