Mara



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MARA BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Mara 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).

Mara 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 1 Carlow 7
Clare 13 Cork 22
Cork city 3 Dublin 2
Dublin city 6 Galway 11
Kerry 7 Kildare 3
Kilkenny 7 Laois 20
Leitrim 1 Limerick 34
Limerick city 2 Longford 2
Meath 1 Offaly 14
Roscommon 4 Tipperary 228
Waterford 19 Westmeath 1
Wexford 4 Wicklow 7

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mara: fairly rare: Dublin etc. Variant of O'Meara, q.v.
Meara: Very rare: Bangor (Down). See Mara & O'Meara.
O'Mara: numerous: Limerick-Tipperary and South East. Ir. Ó Meadhra, from meadhar, mirth. A sept of N Tipperary. See also O'Meara and Mara.
O'Meara: numerous: N Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Meadhra. A sept of Tipperary centred on Toomevara (O'Meara's Hill). See also O'Mara.
Ó Meadhra: O'Meara, Mara: líonmhar: tuaisceart na Mumhan & san Oir-deisceart. Bhí a ndúiche in Urmhumhain uachtarach mar a bhfuil an baile beag Tuaim Uí Mheadhra. Bhí Joseph O'Mara (1866-1927) ina amhránaí ópera clúiteach i Luimneach. Deirtear gurab ionann meadhar agus meidhir .i. greann. Litriú nua: Ó Meára. IF.
Ó Meadhra: rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See O'Mara.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Mara 419
Meara 553
O'Mara 46
O'Meara 60


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Meadhra


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