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McTiernan households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Cavan 7 Leitrim 148
Sligo 6    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Tighearnáin: (1) Mac Ternan: líon beag: Sligeach-Liatroim-Fear Manach-Doire; (2) Mac Tiernan: líon beag: Sligeach-Ros Comáin-Liatroim. An sloinne céanna iad araon. Bhí an phríomh-chlann i mBreifne - cinn eile i gConnachta agus Fear Manach. Féach Mac Thighearnáin atá níos líonmhaire.
MacTernan: Quite numerous: Sligo, Galway, Leitrim, Derry, Fermanagh. Ir. Mac Tighearnáin. See Mac Tiernan.
MacTiernan: Quite numerous: Sligo-Roscommon-Leitrim etc. Ir. Mac Tighearnáin, dimin. of tighearna, lord. Mod. Mac Tiarnáin.
Ternan: rare: Fermanagh. Ir. Mac Tighearnáin, tighearna, lord. A sept of Breifne, more frequent as Mac Kiernan, q.v.
Tiernan: numerous: all areas, especially Connacht and N Leinster. Ir. Mac Tighearnáin, diminutive of tighearna, lord. A sept of Breifne associated with O'Rourke: see Mac Ternan and Mac Tiernan. Another sept existed in Connacht, connected with O'Connor.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
McTernan 10
McTiernan 161
Teirnan 19
Ternan 21
Tiernan 343


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SURNAME
Mac Tighearnáin
MacTernan
MacTiernan


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