Mulroyne births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Mulrine fairly rare: Donegal-Trone-Derry. Ir. Ó Maoilriain. See Mulryan.
Mulryan mod.mos.: Tyrone-Derry, Galway, Longford etc. Ir. Ó Maoilriain, servant of Rian (? little king). This is the original of the very numerous Ryans. In such locations, they may represent separate septs, distinct from the Ryans of Tipperary, q.v.
Ó Maoilriaghain Mulryan, Mulryne: líon beag: Tír Eoghain-Doire, Gaillimh, Longfort & rl. Is cosúil gur bhain siad sa le clanna a bhí difriúil leis an mór-chlann i dTiobraid Árann atá aistrithe go Ó Riain anois. Bhí an chlann deireannach sa lonnaithe in Uaithne, idir Luimneach agus Tiobraid Árann agus is uathu-san a tháinig an slua mór Rianach atá le fáil i dTiobraid Árann i gcónaí. Níltear cinnte faoi bhrí an bhun-ainm Riaghan ach is cosúil go mbaineann le rí agus ríoga. SGG & SI.
O'Ryan rare: Waterford-Tipperary etc. Ir. Ó Riain. See Ryan.
Ryan Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Maoilriain (Riain). From first name Rian, little king. The sept was located on the border of Tipperary and Limerick and is now one of the most numerous surnames. There was another Ó Riain in Carlow. The latter form is now the usual Irish version.
 

Districts where Mulroyne and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Ryan: 42534
  • Mulryan: 196
  • O'Ryan: 83
  • Mulrine: 106
  • Mulryne: 39
  • Ryans: 244
  • Mulroyan: 20
  • Mulroyne: 4
  • Ryne: 17
  • Ryn: 1
  • Mullrine: 11
  • Ryan dan: 2
  • Ryan owen: 2

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