Ford



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

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Antrim:5Armagh:22Belfast city:4Carlow:1
Cavan:6Clare:9Cork:116Cork city:15
Donegal:1Down:4Dublin:15Dublin city:9
Fermanagh:7Galway:193Kerry:3Kildare:10
Kilkenny:13Laois:5Leitrim:41Limerick:23
Limerick city:1Longford:9Louth:6Mayo:31
Meath:9Monaghan:9Offaly:6Roscommon:27
Sligo:7Tipperary:3Tyrone:9Waterford:2
Westmeath:13Wexford:7Wicklow:10

Surname Dictionary

Ford fairly rare: Dublin etc. Usually as Forde, q.v.
Ford Forde: líon beag, is cosúil - baineann an chuid is mó des na Fordes le sloinnte Gaelacha: Mac Conshnámha, Mac Giollarnáth (Giolla na Naomh), Ó Fuaráin. IF.
Forde Very numerous: all areas. While this is common in England, in Ireland it stands for a number of indigenous names: Mac Giollarnáth, Mac Conshnámha, Ó Fuaráin, the first two in Connacht, the last in Cork-Waterford. Some English Fords settled in Meath in the 14 cent. The ancestor of Henry Ford (USA) came from Cork in 1847. IF.
Fúrd Forde: féach Fórd thuas.
Mac an Átha Forde: claochlú ar Mac Conshnámha, q.v.
Mac Conshnámha Kineavy, Forde: annamh: Gaillimh & rl. Bhí an chlann seo suite i Muintir Chionnaigh in aice le Loch Aillionn (Liatroim). Deineadh Forde díobh trí mhí-aistriú. Brí: cú + snámh (láthair trasnaithe abhann). Tá Forde orthu go minic anois.
Mac Giollarnáth Very rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Forde.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Ford: 651
Forde: 447

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Click on a name below for just its sources.

Ffoord
Ffoorde
Fford
Fforde
Ffourd
Foard
Foarde
Foord
Foorde
Ford-Hutchinson
Fordes
Fourd
Fourde
Fuord
Furd
Mac an Atha
Mac Conshnamha
Mac Giollarnarth
Mac Giollarnat
Mac Giollarnath


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