Cosgrave


Cosgrave households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Cosgrave Very numerous: Ulster, N Leinster & Connacht (ove); elsewhere (ave). A number of different septs (and names): in the South East Ó Coscraigh; in Connacht Ó Coscair; in Ulster Mac Coscraigh, Mac Giolla Coscair, Mac Cosracháin. The general derivation is from coscrach, victorious.MIF & SGG.
Mac Coscair Mac Cusker, Cosgrave, Cosgrove : féach Mac Oscair.
Ó Coscraigh Cosgrave: líonmhar, go forleathan: Oir-deisceart, Connachta & rl. Bhí clanna éagsúla i gCill Mhantáin, Uí Maine, agus Muineachán. Tá mearbhall le Mac Coscraigh anois, bíodh gur sloinnte difriúla iad ó thús.MIF.

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