Ferris


Ferris households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Faris fairly rare: Belfast, Armagh etc. Ir. Ó Fearghuis. See Farris.
Farris Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Fearghuis. See Ferris.
Ferres rare: Belfast area. Probably a contraction of Fergus. SS.
Ferris numerous: Belfast, Down, Louth, Kerry etc. In Ulster: Scottish Mac Feargusa; in Munster a branch of the Moriartys: Ó Fearghuis.MIF.
Ó Fearghuis Ferris, Fergus : líonmhar: Connachta, an Dún-Lú & Ciarraí. Ó thuaidh: Albanaigh; ó dheas: craobh de Mhuintir Mhuircheartaigh. Ó thaobh staire de, bhí clann leighis i Maigh Eo agus clann airchinneach i Liatroim. Mac Fearghusa ba chóir a bheith ar na h-Albanaigh a bhain leis an gclann mhór Ferguson thall. Ainm coiteann a b'ea Fearghus, leis an mbrí: fear + gus (neart, fuinneamh). SGG.


Parishes where Ferris and a second surname are found together

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