Cerr births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Carr numerous: all provinces, particularly Ulster and Connacht. This English name is used to represent a number of indigenous names: Ó Ceara (Galway), Mac Giolla Arraith (Monaghan), Mac Giolla Cheara (Donegal), Ó Carra (Ulster). It is also synonym of the Scottish Kerr. MIF.
Ker Very rare: Belfast etc. See Kerr.
Kerr Very numerous: all areas, but mainly Ulster and N Leinster. Ir. Mac Giolla Cheara, Ceara is the name of more than one woman saint. However, it is mainly a Scottish name from the Border, where Carr is a synonym, as it is in Ireland. MIF.
Ó Carra rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Carr.
Ó Carra Carr, Kerr: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre in Ultaibh ach go h-áirithe. Is de bhunadh Albanach cuid mhaith díobh - sloinne ó Albain is ea Kerr. Is galldú ar na sloinnte seo Carr: Ó Ceara (Gaillimh); Mac Giolla Arraith (Muineachán); Mac Giolla Cheara (Tír Conaill). Carra nó corra = sleá.MIF & SGG.
 

Districts where Cerr and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Kerr: 7920
  • Carr: 4781
  • Kerin: 821
  • McCarr: 14
  • Ker: 78
  • Kearin: 100
  • Carre: 202
  • McElcar: 1
  • Keerane: 1
  • Kirane: 9
  • Kearan: 5
  • Karr: 44
  • Car: 36
  • Cerr: 3
  • Caar: 1
  • Kerrs: 23
  • Kers: 3
  • Kirr: 4

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