Common


    Maps

  • Common in 1659.

  • Common births mapped 1864-1913

  • Common 1901 census map

  • Common 1911 census map

  • Common Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 4

Parishes where Common and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:2Down:1Dublin:6Galway:1
Kildare:4Louth:1Mayo:1Tipperary:1
Waterford:2Wexford:1

Surname Dictionary

Coman fairly rare: Tipperary etc. Ir. Ó Comáin. There are numerous synonyms in English: Commons, Commane, Comyns, Cummins etc. In Connacht the Irish is Ó Cuimín. Comán was a personal name in early Ireland. IF.
Commane rare: Clare. Ir. Ó Comáin. Synonym of Commons & Cummins, q.v.
Commins Quite numerous: Tipperary, Waterford, Connacht, N Leinster. Ir. Ó Comáin (Munster) and Ó Cuimín (Connacht). See also Cummins.
Commons fairly rare: Galway, Mayo, Sligo, N Leinster. See Cummins etc. Also a Scottish name. See Coman. SI.
Comyns fairly rare: Cork, Meath etc. Ir. Coimín, O Cuimín. The original name was Anglo- Norman of 12 cent, but it is usually an anglicisation of Ó CuimÍn etc. IF.
Cummings Very numerous: all provinces, particularly Tipperary-Waterford-Wexford. Ir. Ó Comáin in Munster; Ó Coimín in Connacht; Mac Coimín in Ulster (broadly speaking). See also Commans, Commane, Commons. Comán was a popular personal name in the south of Ireland in early times. SI & GPN.
Mac Coimín Comyn, Cummins: cuíosach líonmhar: Laighin & Connachta. Measctha le Ó Coimín agus Ó Comáin, q.v. Tá baint faoi leith ag Mac Coimín le Cúige Uladh.
Ó Coimín Commons, Cummins: an-líonmhar sa tír ar fad. Baineann Ó Coimín le Connacht. Tá cur síos breise air seo faoi Ó Cuimín, q.v.
Ó Comáin Cummins, Commane: an-líonmhar: gach áit, go speisialta i dTiobraid Árann, Port Lairge, Loch Garman. Bhí an t-ainm Comán an-choitianta anallód agus ní foláir go raibh roinnt clanna éagsúla sa tír. Baineann Ó Comáin le Cúige Mumhan den chuid is mó - is i gConnachta atá Ó Cuimín, q.v.MIF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Coman: 14
Comans: 6
Commane: 8
Commins: 150
Common: 20
Commons: 360
Comons: 2
Comyn: 42
Comyns: 17
Coumane: 2
Cuming: 19
Cummane: 22
Cummin: 19
Cumming: 72
Cummings: 18
Cummins: 843
Cummons: 2
McComman: 2
McCommon: 8

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Camins
Cammins
Comen
Comens
Comin
Comine
Coming
Comings
Comins
Commain
Comman
Commans
Commin
Commince
Comming
Commings
Commonas
Communs
Commyn
Comyne
Cowmane
Cowmin
Cuman
Cumin
Cumings
Cumins
M'Coming
Mac Coimin
O Coimin
O Comain


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