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No O'Maher households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No O'Maher households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Maher: Very numerous: South East, S Midlands, N Munster etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, the first name Meachar, meaning "majestic". A sept of N Tipperary, related to O'Carroll Ely. IF.
Meagher: numerous: E Munster, S Midlands, South-east etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, from first name Meachar, majestic. A Tipperary sept, related to the O'Carrolls, they still live in their ancestral territory. See also Maher. IF.
Ó Meachair: Meagher, Maher: an-líonmhar: Urmhumhain, san Oir-dheisceart & rl. Clann a bhí gaolmhar le Ó Cearbhaill Éile agus a d'fhan ina ndúiche féin, Uí Cairin, láimh le Ros Cré, i ndiaidh an Ionraidh. Bhí Thomas F. Meagher (1823-67) chun tosaigh in Éire Óg agus níos déanaí ina cheannaire ar Bhriogáid Éireannach in Arm Aontachtaí SAM. Brí: meachar = lách, séimh. SGG & IF.
Ó Meachair: fairly rare: Tipperary etc. Ir.Lang. See Maher.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Magher 3
Maher 2544
Meagher 210
Meeher 1
O'Meagher 14


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Meachair
Maar
Maghar
Maghere
Mahar
Maheir
Mahir
Mahur
Mar
Meachair
Meaghar
Meaghir
Meaher
Megher
Meher
Mogher
O Magher
O Mohir
O'Maher


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