Kerr


    Maps

  • Kerr in 1659.

  • Kerr births mapped 1864-1913

  • Kerr 1901 census map

  • Kerr 1911 census map

  • Kerr Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 4
  • Full surname history
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    Kerr
    Tyrone

    Carr




Parishes where Kerr and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:122Armagh:50Belfast city:65Carlow:2
Cavan:9Cork:2Derry:46Donegal:65
Down:191Dublin:25Dublin city:11Fermanagh:65
Galway:5Kildare:3Kilkenny:1Limerick:1
Longford:1Louth:11Meath:11Monaghan:35
Offaly:5Roscommon:1Sligo:8Tyrone:108
Waterford:1Westmeath:18Wicklow:4

Surname Dictionary

Carr numerous: all provinces, particularly Ulster and Connacht. This English name is used to represent a number of indigenous names: Ó Ceara (Galway), Mac Giolla Arraith (Monaghan), Mac Giolla Cheara (Donegal), Ó Carra (Ulster). It is also synonym of the Scottish Kerr. MIF.
Ker Very rare: Belfast etc. See Kerr.
Kerr Very numerous: all areas, but mainly Ulster and N Leinster. Ir. Mac Giolla Cheara, Ceara is the name of more than one woman saint. However, it is mainly a Scottish name from the Border, where Carr is a synonym, as it is in Ireland. MIF.
Ó Carra rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Carr.
Ó Carra Carr, Kerr: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre in Ultaibh ach go h-áirithe. Is de bhunadh Albanach cuid mhaith díobh - sloinne ó Albain is ea Kerr. Is galldú ar na sloinnte seo Carr: Ó Ceara (Gaillimh); Mac Giolla Arraith (Muineachán); Mac Giolla Cheara (Tír Conaill). Carra nó corra = sleá.MIF & SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Carr: 1241
Carre: 2
Kearan: 21
Kearin: 26
Ker: 43
Kerin: 96
Kerr: 866
McCarr: 5
McElcar: 4

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Caar
Car
Cerr
Cur
Kaar
Karr
Kerrs
Kers
Kirr
Mac Giolla Cearr
Mac Giolla Cearra
Mac Giolla Cheárr
O Carr
O Carra


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