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Kerr households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 122 Armagh 50
Belfast city 65 Carlow 2
Cavan 9 Cork 2
Derry 46 Donegal 65
Down 191 Dublin 25
Dublin city 11 Fermanagh 65
Galway 5 Kildare 3
Kilkenny 1 Limerick 1
Longford 1 Louth 11
Meath 11 Monaghan 35
Offaly 5 Roscommon 1
Sligo 8 Tyrone 108
Waterford 1 Westmeath 18
Wicklow 4    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Carr: numerous: all provinces, particularly Ulster and Connacht. This English name is used to represent a number of indigenous names: Ó Ceara (Galway), Mac Giolla Arraith (Monaghan), Mac Giolla Cheara (Donegal), Ó Carra (Ulster). It is also synonym of the Scottish Kerr. MIF.
Ker: Very rare: Belfast etc. See Kerr.
Kerr: Very numerous: all areas, but mainly Ulster and N Leinster. Ir. Mac Giolla Cheara, Ceara is the name of more than one woman saint. However, it is mainly a Scottish name from the Border, where Carr is a synonym, as it is in Ireland. MIF.
Ó Carra: Carr, Kerr: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre in Ultaibh ach go h-áirithe. Is de bhunadh Albanach cuid mhaith díobh - sloinne ó Albain is ea Kerr. Is galldú ar na sloinnte seo Carr: Ó Ceara (Gaillimh); Mac Giolla Arraith (Muineachán); Mac Giolla Cheara (Tír Conaill). Carra nó corra = sleá.MIF & SGG.
Ó Carra: rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Carr.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Carr 1241
Carre 2
Kearan 21
Kearin 26
Ker 43
Kerin 96
Kerr 866
McCarr 5
McElcar 4


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Carra
Caar
Cerr
Cur
Kaar
Karr
Mac Giolla Cearr
Mac Giolla Cearra


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