Maher


    Maps

  • Maher in 1659.

  • Maher births mapped 1864-1913

  • Maher 1901 census map

  • Maher 1911 census map

  • Maher Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



  • Family histories: 6
  • Full surname history
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    Maher
    Kilkenny (archived)

    Maher


    Maher
    Kildare



Parishes where Maher 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:2Belfast city:4Carlow:81Cavan:2
Clare:33Cork:26Cork city:8Derry:2
Donegal:2Down:1Dublin:21Dublin city:28
Galway:25Kerry:12Kildare:52Kilkenny:387
Laois:167Leitrim:7Limerick:81Limerick city:9
Longford:7Louth:1Mayo:4Meath:14
Offaly:125Roscommon:3Sligo:1Tipperary:1244
Tyrone:2Waterford:96Westmeath:23Wexford:34
Wicklow:40

Surname Dictionary

Maher Very numerous: South East, S Midlands, N Munster etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, the first name Meachar, meaning "majestic". A sept of N Tipperary, related to O'Carroll Ely. IF.
Meagher numerous: E Munster, S Midlands, South-east etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, from first name Meachar, majestic. A Tipperary sept, related to the O'Carrolls, they still live in their ancestral territory. See also Maher. IF.
Ó Meachair fairly rare: Tipperary etc. Ir.Lang. See Maher.
Ó Meachair Meagher, Maher: an-líonmhar: Urmhumhain, san Oir-dheisceart & rl. Clann a bhí gaolmhar le Ó Cearbhaill Éile agus a d'fhan ina ndúiche féin, Uí Cairin, láimh le Ros Cré, i ndiaidh an Ionraidh. Bhí Thomas F. Meagher (1823-67) chun tosaigh in Éire Óg agus níos déanaí ina cheannaire ar Bhriogáid Éireannach in Arm Aontachtaí SAM. Brí: meachar = lách, séimh. SGG & IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Magher: 3
Maher: 2544
Meagher: 210
O'Meagher: 14

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Maar
Maghar
Maghere
Mahar
Maheir
Mahir
Mahur
Mar
Meachair
Meaghar
Meaghir
Meaher
Megher
Meher
Mogher
O Magher
O Meachair
O Mohir
O'Maher


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