Riordan


    Maps

  • Riordan in 1659.

  • Riordan births mapped 1864-1913

  • Riordan 1901 census map

  • Riordan 1911 census map

  • Riordan Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 3
  • Full surname history
  • Websites

    Riordan
    Kerry/ USA (archived)



Parishes where Riordan and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:1Clare:5Cork:615Cork city:57
Derry:1Dublin:1Galway:1Kerry:208
Kilkenny:4Limerick:120Limerick city:2Mayo:4
Meath:2Offaly:3Tipperary:69Waterford:13
Westmeath:1

Surname Dictionary

Ó Ríordáin rare: scattered. Ir.Lang. See O'Riordan.
Ó Ríordáin Riordan: an-líonmhar: Corcaigh-Luimneach theas-Ciarraí & rl. Clann a bhain le Éile Uí Chearúill ach bhog iad go Corcaigh sa mheán-aois. Seandálaí iomráitheach dob ea Seán P. Ó Ríordáin (1905-57) agus caithfear Seán Ó Ríordáin ((1916-77), file, a lua; bhí tionchur mór aige ar fhilíocht an lae inniu. Fréamh: rí + bard, teideal a d'oir go maith don Sheán sa thuas. IF.
O'Reardon rare: scattered. Ir. Ó Ríordáin. See O'Riordan.
O'Riordan Very numerous: mainly Munster and particularly Cork. Ir. Ó Ríoghbhardáin, modern Ó Ríordáin. Derivation: "royal bard". A sept of Tipperary, related to the O'Carrolls, they moved to Cork after the Invasion. See also Riordan. IF.
Reardon fairly numerous: Cork-Limerick-Kerry-Tipperary etc. Ir. Ó Ríoghbhardáin (Ríordáin). See Riordan.
Riordan numerous: Cork-W Limerick-Kerry etc. Ir. Ó Ríordáin. See O'Riordan.

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