Larkin



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Surname Dictionary

Larkin Very numerous: all areas, especially South East, Connacht, Ulster. Ir. Ó Lorcáin : lorc meaning either silent or fierce. At least four septs: Wexford, Armagh, Galway, Tipperary where they were erenaghs of Lorrha. IF & SGG.
Ó Lorcáin Larkin: an-líonmhar sa tír ar fad ach san Oir-dheisceart go sonrach. Clanna éagsúla i gceist: (1) Ó Lorcáin Laighean, suite i bhFotharta an Chairn, a díshealbhaíodh san Ionradh. (2) Ó Lorcáin Oirghialla. (3) Clann in Uí Maine. (4) Dream a bhí ina n-airchinnigh ag Mainistir Lothra, Tiobraid Árann. Bhí clú mór ar Shéamas Ó Lorcáin (1876-1947) mar cheannaire cheard-chumainn. IF.

    Maps

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

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