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Murnane households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Clare 2 Cork 34
Down 7 Kerry 10
Limerick 37 Limerick city 8
Tipperary 22    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Marnane: Quite numerous: Tipperary-Limerick etc. Ir. Ó Marannáin. Variant of Murnane, q.v.
Murnane: fairly numerous: Limerick-Clare-Cork etc. Ir. Ó Murnáin. This may derive from muirneach, lovable, but Woulfe says it is a corruption of Manannán, otherwise the Irish sea-god. In this connection, see Marrinan. Another possible root is maranach, thoughtful. The name has, in some cases, in S W Munster become Warren, q.v. MIF.
Murnin: fairly rare: Down. Ir. ? Ó Murnáin. Apparently a synonym of Murnane, q.v.
Ó Murnáin: Murnane: cuíosach líonmhar: Luimneach-an Clár-Corcaigh. Féach Ó Marannáin. D'fhéadfadh an phréamh bheith i "muirneach" nó "maranach" nó, le ard-shamhlaíocht de Bhulbh, i Manannán Mac Lir, an muir-dhia. Deineadh Warren díobh, leis. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Marnane 19
Marnon 14
Maurnane 17
Mornan 3
Mornane 4
Mournane 6
Murnan 26
Murnane 120
Murnin 16


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Murnáin
Marenane
Maronane


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