Fitzgerald 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

Fitzgerald Very numerous: all parts, particularly Munster. Ir. Mac Gearailt. Maurice Fitzgerald came in the Norman Invasion and was ancestor to the two main branches of the family: Desmond and Kildare. The aristocratic tradition survives with the Knight of Glin and the Knight of Kerry. IF & SGG.
Mac Gearailt FitzGerald: an-líonmhar gach treo, sa Mhumhain ach go h-áirithe. Tháinig Muiris Mac Gearailt san Ionradh Normannach agus is uaidhsean a shíolraigh Gearaltaigh Chill Dara agus Deasmhumhan - dhá chlann a bhí lárnach i stair na tíre. Maireann a sliocht i Ridire a' Ghleanna i Luimneach. Fréamh: ger (sleá) + wald (riail) Teotanach. IF.


  • Fitzgerald in 1659.
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The surname

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