Moss


Moss households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Mosse fairly numerous: Tyrone-Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Maolmóna, "bog lord". Moss is N English for bog and itself a toponymic, no doubt represented in Ireland. SI.
Mossey rare: Tyrone. Probably a variant of Moss.
Ó Maolmóna Mulmona, Moss: cuíosach líonmhar: Tír Eoghain-Tír Chonaill. Leath-aistriúchán is ea Moss, sloinne Sasanach a bhaineann le portaigh, leis. An bhrí, is dóichí, ceannaire na móna. SI & SGG.

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