Carr households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Carr numerous: all provinces, particularly Ulster and Connacht. This English name is used to represent a number of indigenous names: Ó Ceara (Galway), Mac Giolla Arraith (Monaghan), Mac Giolla Cheara (Donegal), Ó Carra (Ulster). It is also synonym of the Scottish Kerr. MIF.
Ker Very rare: Belfast etc. See Kerr.
Kerr Very numerous: all areas, but mainly Ulster and N Leinster. Ir. Mac Giolla Cheara, Ceara is the name of more than one woman saint. However, it is mainly a Scottish name from the Border, where Carr is a synonym, as it is in Ireland. MIF.
Ó Carra rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Carr.
Ó Carra Carr, Kerr: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre in Ultaibh ach go h-áirithe. Is de bhunadh Albanach cuid mhaith díobh - sloinne ó Albain is ea Kerr. Is galldú ar na sloinnte seo Carr: Ó Ceara (Gaillimh); Mac Giolla Arraith (Muineachán); Mac Giolla Cheara (Tír Conaill). Carra nó corra = sleá.MIF & SGG.

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