Mara


    Maps

  • Mara in 1659.

  • Mara births mapped 1864-1913

  • Mara 1901 census map

  • Mara 1911 census map

  • Mara Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 2

Parishes where Mara 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:1Carlow:7Clare:13Cork:22
Cork city:3Dublin:2Dublin city:6Galway:11
Kerry:7Kildare:3Kilkenny:7Laois:20
Leitrim:1Limerick:34Limerick city:2Longford:2
Meath:1Offaly:14Roscommon:4Tipperary:228
Waterford:19Westmeath:1Wexford:4Wicklow:7

Surname Dictionary

Mara fairly rare: Dublin etc. Variant of O'Meara, q.v.
Meara Very rare: Bangor (Down). See Mara & O'Meara.
Ó Meadhra rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See O'Mara.
Ó Meadhra O'Meara, Mara: líonmhar: tuaisceart na Mumhan & san Oir-deisceart. Bhí a ndúiche in Urmhumhain uachtarach mar a bhfuil an baile beag Tuaim Uí Mheadhra. Bhí Joseph O'Mara (1866-1927) ina amhránaí ópera clúiteach i Luimneach. Deirtear gurab ionann meadhar agus meidhir .i. greann. Litriú nua: Ó Meára. IF.
O'Mara numerous: Limerick-Tipperary and South East. Ir. Ó Meadhra, from meadhar, mirth. A sept of N Tipperary. See also O'Meara and Mara.
O'Meara numerous: N Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Meadhra. A sept of Tipperary centred on Toomevara (O'Meara's Hill). See also O'Mara.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Mara: 419
Meara: 553
O'Mara: 46
O'Meara: 60

Non-Griffith's Variants

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O Meadhra


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