Meares


Meares households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Meares Quite numerous: Mayo, Athlone, Down etc. Ir. Ó Midhir (Mír). Perhaps from meidhir meaning mirth. An English name also exists and is probably represented here. See also Meers & Myers.
Meers Quite numerous: Clare etc. Ir.Ó Midhir, from meidhir, mirth. They were an erenagh family of Clare. See also Myers. SI.
Ó Midhir Meers: líon beag: an Clár & rl. Clann airchinneach ón gClár. Féach Ó Meidhir & Ó Mír, leis.

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