Grattan heads of household in the 1911 census


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Surname Dictionary

Grattan Quite numerous: Down etc. Ir. Mag Reachtain. Woulfe says this is a corruption of Mac Neachtain, which is Scottish. MacGrattan, being also found in Down, would seem to confirm this. However, the Grattans of Dublin (of whom Henry Grattan, the statesman) were a noted family in 17 cent, and bear an English toponymic. SI, IF & DBS.
MacGrattan Quite numerous: Down, Dublin etc. Ir. Mag Reachtain, a variant of Mac Neachtain. See Mac Cracken & Grattan .
Mag Reachtain Grattan: líon beag: an Dún & rl. Ar aon dul le Mac Reachtain. Dream éagsúil is ea muintir Grattan sa deisceart. Bhain Henry Grattan (1746-1820), státaire, leis an gclann sa. Tá Gratton le fáil i Sasana.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

Grattan: 34
Gratten: 2
Gratton: 3
McGrattan: 14
McGratten: 3
McGratton: 4

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