Phair



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Phair 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).

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


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Antrim 1 Armagh 1
Cavan 9 Cork 9
Cork city 1 Down 1
Dublin city 2 Fermanagh 21
Galway 1 Mayo 6
Sligo 1 Tyrone 3
Westmeath 1    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Fair: fairly rare: Mayo-Galway etc. A translation of the Ir. fionn (fair) which had supplanted the original surname. There is a cognate English name, Fair & Phair, which probably accounts for most of those in E Ulster, however SGA gives Mac Fhinn.
Fionn: : Fair, Phair: líon beag: scaipthe: tá Fair i Maigh Eo-Gaillimh agus Phair in Aontroim.
Phair: mod.nos: scattered. Ir. Mac Fhinn, finn, fair. This name may also be English, "fair, handsome". SGA, DBS.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Fair 72
Faire 3
Phair 57
Phaire 6
Phare 3
Phayer 2
Phayr 3
Phayre 48


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Fare
Fionn


SECOND SURNAME


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