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

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Surname Dictionary

Artúr Arthur: cuíosach líonmhar: C.Uladh, tuaisceart Laighean, Tuathmhumhain, Ciarraí & rl. Bhí an sloinne i Luimneach riomh theacht na Normannach - Lochlannaigh, is cosúíl. Ainm Breatnach, dar ndó, atá coitinn ar fud an oileáin thoir. IF & SGG.
Arturs numerous E.Ulster, Tyrone, Meath/Louth/Cavan & Kerry/Clare/Limerick. Ir. Mac Airt & Mac Artúir. Northern ones probably of Scottish origin but in Munster MacLysacht states it is pre-Norman, Norse origin. The name has been prominent in Limerick since 12 cent. Mac Arthur is a separate Scottish name. SI.


  • Arthurs in 1659.
  • Arthurs births mapped 1864-1913
  • Arthurs 1901 census map
  • Arthurs 1911 census map
  • Arthurs Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

Parishes where Arthurs and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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