Myres households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Mayers fairly rare: Fermanagh etc. A name of Scottish or English origin; it may mean: an official (Scots) or, a physician (English).
Myers numerous: Cork-Kerry, Monaghan-Louth, Belfast area. Ir. Ó Meidhir, meidhir, mirth. Now written Ó Mír. Originally of Clare but cognate with O'Meara, q.v. The English name Myers may be involved in the case of those in Ulster and eastern areas. SI & SGG.
Ó Meidhir Myers: líonmhar: Corcaigh-Ciarraí, Lú-Muineachán. Féach Ó Meadhra & Ó Mír.

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