Moran



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Moran Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. (1) Ó Móráin, mór, great. (2) Ó Mughróin, from first name Mughrón (seal-man). There were four septs involved in Connacht. See also Morahan. SI.
Ó Móráin fairly rare: Dublin, Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Moran.
Ó Móráin Moran: líonmhar ach measctha le Ó Mughróin, q.v. Bhí clann aitheanta ag Ard na Rí, taobh le Béal an Átha; ní foláir go raibh cinn eile timpeall na tíre. Ainm baineann an-choitinn a b'ea Mór agus bhí ainm fireann Morann ann, leis.
Ó Mughróin Moran: líonmhar i gcoitinne ach féach Ó Móráin, leis. Deir de Bhulbh (1) dream de chuid Chlann Chathail i Ros Comáin agus (2) craobh d'Uí Máine i nGaillimh. Bíonn an leagan galldaithe Moran orthu go léir anois. Féach Ó Móráin & Mac Mughróin.

    Maps

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

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