Jordan


    Maps

  • Jordan in 1659.

  • Jordan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Jordan 1901 census map

  • Jordan 1911 census map

  • Jordan Roman Catholic baptisms new!


Parishes where Jordan and a second surname are found together

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

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Antrim:11Armagh:25Belfast city:15Carlow:18
Cavan:7Clare:35Cork:28Cork city:4
Derry:8Donegal:3Down:84Dublin:25
Dublin city:7Fermanagh:12Galway:35Kerry:4
Kildare:10Kilkenny:25Laois:12Leitrim:6
Limerick:29Limerick city:4Longford:23Louth:32
Mayo:175Meath:12Monaghan:21Offaly:11
Roscommon:19Sligo:33Tipperary:23Tyrone:16
Waterford:7Westmeath:13Wexford:67Wicklow:14

Surname Dictionary

Jordan Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. Mac Siúrtáin, a Gaelic patronymic adopted by a Norman family whose head was Jordan d'Exeter. In due course they became "Hiberniores Hibernicis". The name arose from the practice of baptizing children with water brought back by pilgrims from the Holy Land. IF.
Mac Siúrdáin Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Lang. See Jordan.
Mac Siúrtáin Jordan: an-líonmhar: gach aird - i gConnachta go sonrach. Shíolraigh ó fhear darab'ainm Jordan d'Exeter a lonnaigh i Maigh Eo sa 13 céad. Tugadh Dúiche Mhic Shiúrtáin ar an gceantar timpeall Bhéal Atha na Muice agus Coillte Mach. Fuaimnítear an sloinne Mac Shiúrtáin agus Ó Ciúrtáin sa chaint annsin. Is léir gur gaelaíodh go smior iad agus fuair Fulgentius Jordan OSA bás an mháirtírigh i 1652. Tháinig an t-ainm abhaile le linn Cogaí na Croise. Féach Siúrdán. SGG & IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Jordan: 873
Jorden: 3
Jordin: 2
Jordon: 26
Jourdan: 8
Jurdin: 3

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gerdan
Jerdan
Joardane
Jordain
Jordane
Jordine
Jourden
Jourdin
Jourdon
Jurdan
Jurden
Jurdon
Mac Siurdain
Mac Siurtain


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