Short births between 1864 and 1913

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Surname Dictionary

Short numerous: all areas, especially Belfast, Dublin, Louth, Wicklow. Ir. Mac an Gheairr (short man). Usually English in origin. See also Shortt.
Shortt numerous: Ulster, Midands etc. Ir. Mac an Gheairr (Ghirr). The Irish name is associated with Armagh. However, it seems likely that many Shortts are of English origin. See also Mac Girr and Short.

Districts where Short and a second surname are found together


Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Short: 1388
  • Shortt: 223

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