King


King households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

King Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster and Connacht. An English name but more usually anglicisation of various indigenous names: Ó Cionga (L Ree); Mac Conraoi (Galway); Mac Fhearadhaigh (Oriel); Ó Maol Conaire (Roscommon); Ó Conraoi (Uí Maine) etc. An "umbrella" name, but based erroniously on the word , a king. IF & SGG.
Mac Conraoi Conroy, King: líonmhar ach bhí Mac Conraoi i nGaillimh agus sa Chlár. Leis an mí-aistriú "King", cuirtear casadh eile agus breis doiléire sa scéal.SI.
Mac Conriain Cunreen, King: níl ann dó anois. Bhí sé i Ros Comáin, tráth. Bunaithe ar an bhfoirm: cú + Rian (ainm pearsanta).
Ó Cingeadh King: an-líonmhar ach baineann an sloinne Béarla le roinnt sloinnte Gaelacha éagsúla. Féach Ó Cionga, Ó Conraoi, Mac Conraoi, Mac Fhearadhaigh.IF.
Ó Cionga King: ní fios an ann fós dó: bhain an sloinne seo le dúiche Loch Rí. Tugann de Bhulbh an litriú Ó Cingeadh, leis. Brí, dar leis, "cróga". Anois, téann an sloinne Sasanach King leis na cinn Gaelacha seo: Mac Conraoi, Mac Fhearadhaigh, Ó Maol Conaire.IF.

    Maps

  • King in 1659.
  • King births mapped 1864-1913
  • King 1901 census map
  • King 1911 census map
  • King Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

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