Masterson



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Masterson 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Armagh 1 Belfast city 2
Carlow 4 Cavan 78
Dublin 28 Dublin city 11
Fermanagh 13 Galway 1
Kildare 19 Kilkenny 3
Laois 2 Leitrim 21
Longford 55 Louth 2
Mayo 43 Meath 34
Monaghan 4 Offaly 3
Sligo 5 Tyrone 4
Waterford 1 Westmeath 15
Wexford 17 Wicklow 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac an Mháighistir: Mac Master, Masterson: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh go sonrach. Craobh de Mhic Thighearnáin i mBreifne go bhfuil Masterson orthu anois. Sloinne Albanach ó Ghallghallaibh, chomh maith.
MacMaster: numerous: mainly E Ulster. Ir. Mac an Mhaighistir, son of the master. They were generally of Scottish origin from Galloway. An indigenous sept, related to the Maguires of Fermanagh, now usually appears as Masterson, q.v. MIF & SS.
Masterson: numerous: Ulster, Connacht, N Midlands, South East. Ir. Mac an Mháighistir (son of the master). This name represents (1) a sept of Breifne, related to the Maguires. (2) Scottish immigrants in N E Ulster. (3) 16 cent English immigrants in Wexford. See also Mac Master. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Masterson 368
McMaster 248
McMasters 2
McMasterson 4


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac an Mháighistir
MacMaster
MacMasters


SECOND SURNAME


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