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Greer
Armagh, Down




Grier 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).

Grier 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 24 Armagh 9
Belfast city 2 Cavan 6
Derry 3 Donegal 46
Down 11 Dublin 1
Dublin city 2 Fermanagh 1
Kildare 2 Leitrim 3
Longford 16 Mayo 5
Monaghan 2 Offaly 5
Sligo 4 Tyrone 4
Waterford 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Greer: Very numerous: Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Grioghair, equivalent to the Scottish MacGregor. In Ulster 17 cent. Also as Grier and Grierson. MIF.
Grier: Quite numerous: Donegal, Mayo, Down. Ir. Mac Grioghair. See Greer.
Mac Grioghair: Greer, Grier: an-líonmhar in Ulaidh & rl. Athleagan de Mac Griogair a tháinig anonn sa 17 céad.
MacGreer: rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac Grioghair. Analogous with Scots Mac Gregor, q.v.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Greer 407
Grier 148
McGreer 10


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Grear
Greare
Greear
Greir
Greor
Mac Grioghair
MacGreer


SECOND SURNAME


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