Somers



COUNTY SURNAME MAP


1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Somers 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).

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


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Belfast city 1 Carlow 12
Clare 1 Cork 4
Derry 7 Donegal 1
Dublin 10 Dublin city 5
Fermanagh 3 Galway 11
Kerry 4 Kildare 8
Kilkenny 30 Laois 1
Leitrim 2 Limerick 5
Longford 6 Louth 1
Mayo 1 Monaghan 1
Offaly 4 Roscommon 7
Sligo 8 Tipperary 9
Waterford 4 Westmeath 12
Wexford 64 Wicklow 24

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Somers: numerous: all areas, especially South East. Ir. Ó Somacháin (Connacht); and Mag Shamhráin (Ulster). The name is usually of English origin in Leinster.MIF.
Summers: rare: Belfast & scattered. Ir. Ó Somacháin, somach, soft, innocent person. There is also an English name, meaning "pack-horse man". See also Somers.
Ó Samhraidh: Somers: líonmhar gach aird - san Oir-dheisceart go speisialta. Tá Summers coitianta i Sasana; deacair a rá cé mhéid díobh sa a bhaineann leis an sloinne Gaelach a luann de Bhulbh le Laighin theas.
Ó Somacháin: Somers: líon beag: Connachta - Sligeach go sonrach. Clann a bhí suite i Sligeach. Brí: somachán = duine bog, sochma.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Somer 2
Somers 246
Sommers 29
Summers 48


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Samhraidh
Ó Somacháin
Sumars
Sumers


SECOND SURNAME


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