Martin


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    Martin


    Martin
    Co. Down

    Martin


    Martin




Parishes where Martin 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:198Armagh:100Belfast city:100Carlow:6
Cavan:126Clare:31Cork:94Cork city:35
Derry:122Donegal:196Down:476Dublin:95
Dublin city:79Fermanagh:144Galway:183Kerry:29
Kildare:32Kilkenny:56Laois:14Leitrim:19
Limerick:56Limerick city:5Longford:45Louth:106
Mayo:36Meath:146Monaghan:237Offaly:47
Roscommon:58Sligo:53Tipperary:62Tyrone:122
Waterford:20Westmeath:88Wexford:83Wicklow:36

Surname Dictionary

Kilmartin fairly numerous: Roscommon-Galway-Clare, Midlands. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain (devotee of St Martin). Originally related to the O'Neills of Ulster, they were forced into Connacht in 17 cent. Also as Gilmartin and Martin. IF.
Mac Giolla Mhártain (1) Gilmartin: líonmhar: Sligeach-Liatroim & rl. (2) Kilmartin: cuíosach líonmhar: Ros Comáin-Gaillimh-an Clár. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh suite i gClochar, Tír Eoghain, agus gaolmhar leis na Niallaigh. Brúadh go Connacht sa Phlandáil iad. D'fhéadfadh Martin & Martyn a bheith ar chuid aca, leis. An t-ainm Mártan, an-choitinn sa mheán-aois, de bharr an mheasa a bhí ag Gaeil ar Mhartan as Tours na Fraince.
Máirtín Martin, Martyn: an-líonmhar gach aird. Bhí siad chun tosaigh i nGaillimh go luath tar éis an Ionraidh - ba cheann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe" níos déanaí iad agus thuill cuid acu clú agus cáil, mar shampla, "Humanity Dick" Martyn (1754-1834) a shaothraigh chun danaracht d'ainmhithe a chosc. IF.
Martin Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Ir. Mac Máirtín, Ó Máirtín, Mac Giolla Máirtín. The first name Martan was popular in early times due to devotion to St Martin of Tours, so it is partly indigenous. It also derived from English and Scottish settlers. IF.
Martyn Quite numerous: Galway, Sligo etc. See Martin.
Ó Máirtín rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Martin.
Ó Máirtín Martin, Martyn: an-líonmhar gach aird. Bhí deabhóid do Naomh Martan de Tours, sa bhFrainc, ann in anallód agus tháinig na sloinnte seo i bhfeidhm. Craobh de chuid na Niallach i dTír Eoghain dob'ea Mac Máirtín. Féach Máirtín, leis.
Ó Maolmhartain Martin: féach Mac Giolla Mhartain.
Ó Martain Martin: bhí an t-ainm seo i bhfeidhm sa mheán-aois agus bhí an chlann le fáil san Iar-Mhí sa 16 céad, ach is é an sloinne gallda, Martin nó Martyn, atá i gceist anois. Féach Máirtín, leis.

Variants in Griffith's
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Guilmartin: 13
Kilmartin: 293
Martin: 3336
Martyn: 14

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Giolla Mhartain
Mac Mairtin
Mairtin
Martain
Martaine
Martan
Martein
Marten
Martian
Martine
Marton
Martyne
Martynn
McMarten
Meartin
O Mairtin
O Maolmhartain
O Martain
O'Martin
Ward Martin


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