Salmon households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Salmon numerous: all areas, especially Mayo-Galway, Down. Ir. Ó Bradáin, bradán, a salmon. East of the Shannon, it is likely to be English. See also Sammon. MIF.
Sammon fairly numerous: Mayo and adjacent areas, Midlands, Derry etc. Ir. Ó Bradáin (in Connacht). In Midlands and east, it is English derived from biblical Solomon.

Variants in Griffith's
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