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O'Garra households in mid-19th century Ireland

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O'Garra households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Roscommon 1 Sligo 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gara: rare: Roscommon. See O'Gara.
O'Gara: fairly numerous: Donegal-Sligo-Roscommon etc. Ir. Ó Gadhra, gadhar, a hound. A Connacht sept, lords of Coolavin (Sligo). See also Geary and Guiry. IF.
Ó Gadhra: O'Gara, Geary, Guiry: líonmhar: i dtuaisceart Chonnacht, O'Gara ach Geary agus Guiry i gCúige Mumhan, Luimneach ach go h-áirithe. Clann mhór a bhí gaolmhar le Ó h-Eaghra faoin sean-ainm treibhe Luighne (Maigh Eo-Sligeach). Brúadh amach ón limistéar san iad sa 15 céad agus shocraíodar in aice le Loch Uí Ghadhra (Ros Comáin). Is ann a dhein Feargal Ó Gadhra patrúntacht ar an gCeathrar Máistir agus Annála Ríocht Éireann. Chuaidh cuid acu dín Mhumhain sa 16 céad mar a bhfuil Geary agus Guiry orthu. Fréamh: ón ainm Gadhra, a bhaineann le gadhar, b'fhéidir. Tá an leagan Ó Gaora i bhfeidhm chomh maith. IF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gara 124
Garagh 2
O'Gara 52
O'Garra 2


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SURNAME
Ó Gadhra
O'Gare
O'Gerah


SECOND SURNAME


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