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O'Moore households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Dublin 2 Dublin city 1
Longford 1 Offaly 1
Wexford 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Moore: Very numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Mordha (stately). THe leading sept of Laois, usually referred to as O'More. The name is also English and this is the origin of some at least of present-day Moores. IF.
Muir: Quite numerous: Belfast area etc. A Scottish name meaning "moor". SS.
O'Moore: Quite numerous: Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Mordha (majestic). The leading sept of Laois. Now usually Moore, q.v.
de Móra: Moore: líonmhar i gcoitinne ach measctha le Ó Mórdha. Shocraigh roinnt chlanna Sasanacha in Éirinn ó aimsir an Ionraidh ar aghaidh; luaimís Thomas Moore (1779-1852), file, ó Loch Garman agus George Moore (1852-1932) úrscéalaí, ó Mhaigh Eo.
Ó Mórdha: Moore, Ó More: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Ceann de mhór-chlanna Laighean, taoisigh ar Laois. Chuireadar in aghaidh choncas Gall go tréan - bhí Ruairí agus a mhac Ruairí Óg agus a mhac-san Eoghanaidh chun tosaigh i gcoimhlint an 16 céad agus fuair bás sa chath. Díbríodh go Ciarraí i 1609 iad ach, ar ndó, táid beo beathach ina ndúiche féin inniu. Brí: uasal, ríúil. Litriú nua: Ó Móra. Sloinne Sasanach is ea Moore, leis, agus tháinig chuid mhaith de dhaoine iomráiteacha ón dtaobh san. Féach de Móra.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Moor 5
Moore 4040
Muir 4
O'Moore 6


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Mórdha
Mure
O'More
de Móra


SECOND SURNAME


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