Porter



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Porter 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 38 Armagh 65
Belfast city 27 Carlow 4
Cavan 32 Cork 2
Cork city 1 Derry 48
Donegal 119 Down 97
Dublin 11 Dublin city 9
Fermanagh 44 Galway 2
Kilkenny 3 Laois 7
Longford 4 Louth 8
Mayo 1 Meath 5
Monaghan 10 Offaly 9
Sligo 3 Tyrone 79
Westmeath 6 Wexford 3
Wicklow 20    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Porter: Very numerous: all areas, mainly Ulster. Ir. Póirtéir. English & Scottish, from 13 cent onwards. "The door-keeper". Frequent in Irish records. MIF.
Póirtéir: Porter: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre, Cúige Uladh go sonrach. Sloinne Albanach is Sasanach atá le fáil in Eirinn ón 13 céad ar aghaidh. Ní nach ionadh, bhí siad páirteach ins gach sort imeachta; crochadh an t-Urramach James Porter, Preispitéireach, (1753-98) as bheith gníomhach in éirí amach '98.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Porter 657


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Póirtéir
Portor


SECOND SURNAME


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