King



Parishes where King 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:35Armagh:43Belfast city:25Carlow:19
Cavan:102Cork:35Cork city:9Derry:46
Donegal:24Down:117Dublin:52Dublin city:30
Fermanagh:7Galway:303Kerry:78Kildare:14
Kilkenny:12Laois:58Leitrim:26Limerick:42
Limerick city:7Longford:21Louth:84Mayo:108
Meath:83Monaghan:57Offaly:46Roscommon:45
Sligo:19Tipperary:37Tyrone:43Waterford:20
Westmeath:44Wexford:39Wicklow:9

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.

Variants in Griffith's
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King: 1739

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Kinge
Kyng
Mac Conraoi
Mac Conriain
O Cingeadh
O Cionga


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