Nester



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Nester 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).

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


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Clare 8 Galway 8
Limerick 5 Mayo 6

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Ghirr an Adhastair: Nestor: líonmhar: Gallimh, Luimneach & rl. Clann léannta agus eaglasta a bhí nasctha le muintir Lochlainn i gCorca Modhruaidh (an Clár). Giorraithe anois go Mac an Adhastair, q.v. Adhastar, ar ndóigh, téad do chapall.
Mac an Adhastair: Nestor: líonmhar: Gaillimh, Luimneach, an Clár. Mac Girr an Adhastair i gceart .i. fear gearr. Clann eaglaiseach sa Bhoireann a bhain le Ó Lochlainn. SI.
Nestor: numerous: Galway, Limerick etc. Ir. Mac an Adhastair. At length Mac Girr an Adhastair, son of the short man of the bridle. Perhaps the man who held the chief's horse. They were, in fact, a learned family attached to the O'Loughlins of the Burren.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Neaster 3
Nester 27
Nestor 94


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Mac Ghirr an Adhastair
Mac an Adhastair


SECOND SURNAME


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