M'Murrough


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Murphy
Knocklonogad, Garryhill, Co. Carlow

Murphy
Wexford & Prince Edward Island

Murphy
Rathnure, Co. Wexford

Kavanagh
(archived)

Murphy
Australia

Murphy

Murphy

Murphy
(archived)

Murphy
Murphy Papers Ballymore, Co. Tipperary

Kavanagh

Murphy

Murphy
Sligo/Ohio (archived)




No M'Murrough households in mid-19th century Ireland


M'Murrough households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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No M'Murrough households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Kavanagh: Very numerous: all areas, particularly South East. Ir. Caomhánach, from first name Caomhán (friend). One of the few adjectival native names and a noted branch of the MacMurroughs of Leinster. It stands for Ó Cíobháin (Kevane) in Kerry. IF.
Mac Murchadha: Mac Murrough: annamh: scaipthe. Bhí trí chlann: i dTír Eoghain, i Ros Comáin agus i Loch Garman. Rí-theaghlach Laighean dob ea an dream deireannach a shíolraigh ó Mhurchadh, sean-athair Dhiarmaid na nGall. Tugadh leas-ainmneacha ar na ranna éagsúla ina dhiaidh sin, mar shampla, Caomhánach, Cinnseallach, Méaranach. As an bpréamh chéanna Ó Murchadha agus Mac Dáibhidh Mór ach deineadh Murphy agus Davis astu san. Ainm an-choitianta dob ea Murchadh, i measc na mBrianach go sonrach. Ciallaíonn sé "laoch mara". Litriú nua: Mac Murchú - rud a cheileann an chiall.
MacMorrough: rare: Sligo etc. Variant of Mac Morrow, q.v. See also Mac Murrough.
MacMorrow: numerous: mainly Connacht. Ir. Mac Muireadhaigh (mariner). A name associated with the O'Rourkes of Breifne.
MacMurphy: Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac Murchaidh. A sept of Oriel, they have become the ubiquitous Murphy, q.v. See also Murdoch.
MacMurray: numerous: E Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Muireadhaigh, (mariner). Mod. Mac Muirí, a sept of Leitrim, but mainly Scottish from Galloway. SS.
MacMurrough: rare: Dublin etc. Ir. Mac Murchadha, mod. Mac Murchú. First name Murchadh, sea-warrior. Three septs, best known being that of Leinster, descended from Murchadh, grand-father of Dermot who introduced the Normans to Ireland.
Morrow: Very numerous: mainly Ulster. English toponymic generally; it may stand for Mac Morrow in W Ulster & Connacht.
Murphy: Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Murchadha, modern Ó Murchú, "sea-warrior". The most numerous name in Ireland with 9,400 entries in the Telephone Directory. In Ulster they are generally Mac Murchadha, Mac Murchaidh; the royal house of Leinster, Mac Morrough (Wexford) was Mac Murchadha. The Murphys of Munster are said to be a branch of the Wexford group which was divided into Kinsella, Kavanagh, Hendrick, Mernagh, all of which see. There was another sept in Roscommon. The first name Murchadh is still used in the O'Brien family. IF & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Kavanagh 2038
McMorough 2
McMorrough 6
McMorrow 161
McMorry 2
McMurrough 2
Morrow 635
Murphy 13544


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Caiomhánaig
Ó Caománaig
Ó Caomhanaigh
Cavanaugh
Kavanaugh
Kavannagh
Kavannah
Kivenagh
M'Murrough
Mac Murchadha
MacMorrogh
MacMorrough
MacMorrow
MacMurphy
MacMurray
MacMurrough
McMarrow
McMorow


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