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No Garman households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Garman households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gorman: numerous: all areas, least in Munster. Ir. Mac Gormáin, (Ó Gormáin, much in use, is historically incorrect). Gorm = blue or dark. A sept of Laois, they were driven out during the Invasion and settled in Monaghan and Clare. Occurring mainly as O'Gorman.:
Mac Gormáin: Gorman: an-líonmhar gach aird, san Oir-dheisceart agus Cúige Mumhan go sonrach. I dteacht aniar na nGael sa 19 céad, tugadh "Ó" ar na Gormánaigh in ionad "Mac" mar ba dhual. Clann iomráiteach in anallód iad: bhí siad suite i Laois aimsir an Ionraidh agus ruaigeadh siar go dtí Uí Breacáin sa Chlár iad. Bhí cáil orthu annsan ina bhféile don aos léinn. IF.
MacGorman: fairly rare: Tyrone-Monaghan etc. Ir. Mac Gormáin, diminutive of gorm, blue. A sept of Laois, they were driven to W Clare, where they occur as Gorman or O'Gorman. MacLysaght says that some of the original sept went to Monaghan and they seem to have retained the correct version, i.e. Mac Gorman. IF.
O'Gorman: Very numerous: all areas, mainly South East and Munster. Ir. Mac Gormáin, gorm, blue, dark. A case of the wrong prefix being resumed during the Gaelic revival. See also Gorman and Mac Gorman. IF.
Ó Gormáin: O'Gorman: ní mór a aithint gur Mac Gormáin a ba chóir a bheith ar an gcuid is mó de mhuintir Ghormáin. Leis an meascadh sa, ní féidir mórán a rá faoin sloinne seo.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gorman 1705
Gormon 11
McGorman 52


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gormáin
Garman
Gormaan
Gormand
Gormean
Gormind
Gormond
Gormont
Gourman
Mac Gormáin
MacGorman
O'Gorman


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