Guilmartin



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Guilmartin households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Kilkenny 2 Tipperary 11

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gilmartin: numerous: Sligo-Leitrim and adjoining areas. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain, (devotee of St Martin). Once chiefs of Clogher, Tyrone, they were forced into Connacht and also occur as Kilmartin. As Martin, the name is widespread in Ulster. IF & SGG.
Kilmartin: fairly numerous: Roscommon-Galway-Clare, Midlands. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain (devotee of St Martin). Originally related to the O'Neills of Ulster, they were forced into Connacht in 17 cent. Also as Gilmartin and Martin. IF.
Mac Giolla Mhártain: (1) Gilmartin: líonmhar: Sligeach-Liatroim & rl. (2) Kilmartin: cuíosach líonmhar: Ros Comáin-Gaillimh-an Clár. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh suite i gClochar, Tír Eoghain, agus gaolmhar leis na Niallaigh. Brúadh go Connacht sa Phlandáil iad. D'fhéadfadh Martin & Martyn a bheith ar chuid aca, leis. An t-ainm Mártan, an-choitinn sa mheán-aois, de bharr an mheasa a bhí ag Gaeil ar Mhartan as Tours na Fraince.
Máirtín: Martin, Martyn: an-líonmhar gach aird. Bhí siad chun tosaigh i nGaillimh go luath tar éis an Ionraidh - ba cheann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe" níos déanaí iad agus thuill cuid acu clú agus cáil, mar shampla, "Humanity Dick" Martyn (1754-1834) a shaothraigh chun danaracht d'ainmhithe a chosc. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gilmartin 175
Guilmartin 13
Kilmartin 293


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gillmartin
Máirtín
Mac Giolla Mhártain
Martain
Martaine
Martan
Martein
Martian
Martine
Marton
Martyne


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