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Moore 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).

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


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Antrim 376 Armagh 98
Belfast city 158 Carlow 42
Cavan 97 Clare 20
Cork 119 Cork city 24
Derry 199 Donegal 135
Down 404 Dublin 145
Dublin city 108 Fermanagh 87
Galway 34 Kerry 125
Kildare 143 Kilkenny 120
Laois 290 Leitrim 25
Limerick 104 Limerick city 24
Longford 23 Louth 72
Mayo 80 Meath 100
Monaghan 133 Offaly 72
Roscommon 29 Sligo 13
Tipperary 104 Tyrone 237
Waterford 76 Westmeath 67
Wexford 94 Wicklow 63

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Moore: Very numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Mordha (stately). THe leading sept of Laois, usually referred to as O'More. The name is also English and this is the origin of some at least of present-day Moores. IF.
Muir: Quite numerous: Belfast area etc. A Scottish name meaning "moor". SS.
O'Moore: Quite numerous: Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Mordha (majestic). The leading sept of Laois. Now usually Moore, q.v.
de Móra: Moore: líonmhar i gcoitinne ach measctha le Ó Mórdha. Shocraigh roinnt chlanna Sasanacha in Éirinn ó aimsir an Ionraidh ar aghaidh; luaimís Thomas Moore (1779-1852), file, ó Loch Garman agus George Moore (1852-1932) úrscéalaí, ó Mhaigh Eo.
Ó Mórdha: Moore, Ó More: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Ceann de mhór-chlanna Laighean, taoisigh ar Laois. Chuireadar in aghaidh choncas Gall go tréan - bhí Ruairí agus a mhac Ruairí Óg agus a mhac-san Eoghanaidh chun tosaigh i gcoimhlint an 16 céad agus fuair bás sa chath. Díbríodh go Ciarraí i 1609 iad ach, ar ndó, táid beo beathach ina ndúiche féin inniu. Brí: uasal, ríúil. Litriú nua: Ó Móra. Sloinne Sasanach is ea Moore, leis, agus tháinig chuid mhaith de dhaoine iomráiteacha ón dtaobh san. Féach de Móra.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Moor 5
Moore 4040
Muir 4
O'Moore 6


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Mórdha
Mure
O'More
de Móra


SECOND SURNAME


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