Doran households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Doran Very numerous: Midlands, Ulster, Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Deoráin, deoraí, wanderer, exile and by extension, a pilgrim. A noted brehon family of Laois and one of the "Seven Septs" there. Also a grouping in Down. IF & SGG.
Ó Deoradháin Doran, Dorrian: an-líonmhar: Oir-deisceart & Lár na Tíre ach Dorrian i dTír Conaill. Ceann de "Seacht gClann Laoise" agus clú orthu mar bhreithiúna i gCúige Laighean. An bhrí: deoradh = eachtrannach nó oilithreach. IF.


  • Doran in 1659.
  • Doran births mapped 1864-1913
  • Doran 1901 census map
  • Doran 1911 census map
  • Doran Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Doran Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

Parishes where Doran and a second surname are found together


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