Martin:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Guilmartin 13
Kilmartin 293
Martin 3335
Martyn 14
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Kilmartin fairly numerous: Roscommon-Galway-Clare, Midlands. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain (devotee of St Martin). Originally related to the O'Neills of Ulster, they were forced into Connacht in 17 cent. Also as Gilmartin and Martin. IF.
Mac Giolla Mhártain (1) Gilmartin: líonmhar: Sligeach-Liatroim & rl. (2) Kilmartin: cuíosach líonmhar: Ros Comáin-Gaillimh-an Clár. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh suite i gClochar, Tír Eoghain, agus gaolmhar leis na Niallaigh. Brúadh go Connacht sa Phlandáil iad. D'fhéadfadh Martin & Martyn a bheith ar chuid aca, leis. An t-ainm Mártan, an-choitinn sa mheán-aois, de bharr an mheasa a bhí ag Gaeil ar Mhartan as Tours na Fraince.
Martin Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Mac Máirtín, Ó Máirtín, Mac Giolla Máirtín. The first name Martan was popular in early times due to devotion to St Martin of Tours, so it is partly indigenous. It also derived from English and Scottish settlers. IF.
Martyn Quite numerous: Galway, Sligo etc. See Martin.
Máirtín Martin, Martyn: an-líonmhar gach aird. Bhí siad chun tosaigh i nGaillimh go luath tar éis an Ionraidh - ba cheann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe" níos déanaí iad agus thuill cuid acu clú agus cáil, mar shampla, "Humanity Dick" Martyn (1754-1834) a shaothraigh chun danaracht d'ainmhithe a chosc. IF.
Ó Maolmhartain Martin: féach Mac Giolla Mhartain.
Ó Martain Martin: bhí an t-ainm seo i bhfeidhm sa mheán-aois agus bhí an chlann le fáil san Iar-Mhí sa 16 céad, ach is é an sloinne gallda, Martin nó Martyn, atá i gceist anois. Féach Máirtín, leis.
Ó Máirtín rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Martin.
Ó Máirtín Martin, Martyn: an-líonmhar gach aird. Bhí deabhóid do Naomh Martan de Tours, sa bhFrainc, ann in anallód agus tháinig na sloinnte seo i bhfeidhm. Craobh de chuid na Niallach i dTír Eoghain dob'ea Mac Máirtín. Féach Máirtín, leis.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

Martin households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
Click on a county name for a breakdown of the number of households by parish (paying).
  Antrim 198 Armagh 100
  Belfast city 100 Carlow 6
  Cavan 126 Clare 31
  Cork 94 Cork city 35
  Derry 122 Donegal 196
  Down 476 Dublin 95
  Dublin city 79 Fermanagh 144
  Galway 183 Kerry 29
  Kildare 32 Kilkenny 56
  Laois 14 Leitrim 19
  Limerick 56 Limerick city 5
  Longford 45 Louth 106
  Mayo 36 Meath 146
  Monaghan 237 Offaly 47
  Roscommon 58 Sligo 53
  Tipperary 62 Tyrone 122
  Waterford 20 Westmeath 88
  Wexford 82 Wicklow 36