Moss



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MOSS BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Moss 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).

Moss 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 2 Armagh 1
Belfast city 1 Clare 1
Cork 7 Donegal 7
Down 7 Dublin 5
Dublin city 10 Kildare 1
Kilkenny 4 Laois 5
Limerick 2 Limerick city 1
Meath 5 Tyrone 25

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mosse: fairly numerous: Tyrone-Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Maolmóna, "bog lord". Moss is N English for bog and itself a toponymic, no doubt represented in Ireland. SI.
Mossey: rare: Tyrone. Probably a variant of Moss.
Ó Maolmóna: Mulmona, Moss: cuíosach líonmhar: Tír Eoghain-Tír Chonaill. Leath-aistriúchán is ea Moss, sloinne Sasanach a bhaineann le portaigh, leis. An bhrí, is dóichí, ceannaire na móna. SI & SGG.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Moss 84
Mosse 9
Mossey 24


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Maolmóna


SECOND SURNAME


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