Jordan



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Jordan 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).

Jordan 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 11 Armagh 25
Belfast city 15 Carlow 18
Cavan 7 Clare 35
Cork 28 Cork city 4
Derry 8 Donegal 3
Down 84 Dublin 25
Dublin city 7 Fermanagh 12
Galway 35 Kerry 4
Kildare 10 Kilkenny 25
Laois 12 Leitrim 6
Limerick 29 Limerick city 4
Longford 23 Louth 32
Mayo 175 Meath 12
Monaghan 21 Offaly 11
Roscommon 19 Sligo 33
Tipperary 23 Tyrone 16
Waterford 7 Westmeath 13
Wexford 67 Wicklow 14

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Jordan: Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. Mac Siúrtáin, a Gaelic patronymic adopted by a Norman family whose head was Jordan d'Exeter. In due course they became "Hiberniores Hibernicis". The name arose from the practice of baptizing children with water brought back by pilgrims from the Holy Land. IF.
Mac Siúrdáin: Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Lang. See Jordan.
Mac Siúrtáin: Jordan: an-líonmhar: gach aird - i gConnachta go sonrach. Shíolraigh ó fhear darab'ainm Jordan d'Exeter a lonnaigh i Maigh Eo sa 13 céad. Tugadh Dúiche Mhic Shiúrtáin ar an gceantar timpeall Bhéal Atha na Muice agus Coillte Mach. Fuaimnítear an sloinne Mac Shiúrtáin agus Ó Ciúrtáin sa chaint annsin. Is léir gur gaelaíodh go smior iad agus fuair Fulgentius Jordan OSA bás an mháirtírigh i 1652. Tháinig an t-ainm abhaile le linn Cogaí na Croise. Féach Siúrdán. SGG & IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Jordan 873
Jorden 3
Jordin 2
Jordon 26
Jourdan 8
Jurdin 3


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gerdan
Jerdan
Joardane
Jordain
Jordane
Jordine
Jourden
Jurdan
Jurden
Jurdon
Mac Siúrdáin
Mac Siúrtáin


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