Summers



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Summers 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Belfast city 1 Carlow 2
Derry 2 Down 1
Dublin city 5 Kerry 14
Kilkenny 1 Laois 1
Limerick 3 Longford 2
Louth 2 Meath 1
Offaly 4 Roscommon 1
Tipperary 3 Waterford 1
Westmeath 2 Wexford 2

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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