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Maher 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).

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


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Antrim 2 Belfast city 4
Carlow 81 Cavan 2
Clare 33 Cork 26
Cork city 8 Derry 2
Donegal 2 Down 1
Dublin 21 Dublin city 28
Galway 25 Kerry 12
Kildare 52 Kilkenny 387
Laois 167 Leitrim 7
Limerick 81 Limerick city 9
Longford 7 Louth 1
Mayo 4 Meath 14
Offaly 125 Roscommon 3
Sligo 1 Tipperary 1244
Tyrone 2 Waterford 96
Westmeath 23 Wexford 34
Wicklow 40    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Maher: Very numerous: South East, S Midlands, N Munster etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, the first name Meachar, meaning "majestic". A sept of N Tipperary, related to O'Carroll Ely. IF.
Meagher: numerous: E Munster, S Midlands, South-east etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, from first name Meachar, majestic. A Tipperary sept, related to the O'Carrolls, they still live in their ancestral territory. See also Maher. IF.
Ó Meachair: Meagher, Maher: an-líonmhar: Urmhumhain, san Oir-dheisceart & rl. Clann a bhí gaolmhar le Ó Cearbhaill Éile agus a d'fhan ina ndúiche féin, Uí Cairin, láimh le Ros Cré, i ndiaidh an Ionraidh. Bhí Thomas F. Meagher (1823-67) chun tosaigh in Éire Óg agus níos déanaí ina cheannaire ar Bhriogáid Éireannach in Arm Aontachtaí SAM. Brí: meachar = lách, séimh. SGG & IF.
Ó Meachair: fairly rare: Tipperary etc. Ir.Lang. See Maher.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Magher 3
Maher 2544
Meagher 210
Meeher 1
O'Meagher 14


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Meachair
Maar
Maghar
Maghere
Mahar
Maheir
Mahir
Mar
Meachair
Meaghar
Meaher
Megher
Meher
O'Maher


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