Hare households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Haire fairly numerous: E Ulster. A Scottish name but also possibly a version of Hare, ie. O'Hare, q.v.
Hare Quite numerous: E Ulster, Dublin etc. See Haire, O'Hare.
Hehir fairly numerous: Clare-Limerick etc. Ir. Ó h-Aichir, aichear, sharp, keen. A sept of Clare which originated with the Uí Fidhgheinte of Limerick. Mod. spell. Ó h-Eithir. Synonyms: O'Hare, Hare, Herr. IF & SGG.
Herr rare: Limerick etc. Ó h-Eithir. A Limerick version of Hehir, q.v.
Ó h-Éir O'Hare, Haire: líonmhar: Oirghialla (Ard Mhacha, Muineachán, Lú) mar a raibh a ndúiche shinseartha, agus sa Dún. Deir de Bhulbh gurab é an leagan bunaidh ná Ó h-Ír, q.v. MIF.
O'Haire fairly rare: scattered. Ir. Ó h-Ír, Ó h-Éir from first name Ír (lasting). A sept of Oriel (Armagh). More usually O'Hare, q.v. MIF.
O'Hare numerous: mainly Ulster and Connacht. Ir. Ó h-Ír. Ír was one of the mythical ancestors of the Gaels and a name meaning "long-lasting". A sept of Oriel (Armagh etc).MIF.
O'Hehir Quite numerous: Munster etc. Ir. Ó h-Eithir, more correctly Ó h-Aichir, aichear, sharp of speech. A sept of Clare, originating in Limerick. See also Hehir & Herr. IF.


  • Hare in 1659.
  • Hare births mapped 1864-1913
  • Hare 1901 census map
  • Hare 1911 census map
  • Hare Roman Catholic baptisms
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Parishes where Hare and a second surname are found together


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