Parishes where Cahirr and a second surname are found together


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

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Surname Dictionary

Cahir mod.nos.: mainly in Clare. Ir. Ó Cathaoir, from an old personal name thought to pre-date Celtic Ireland. Not connected with cathaoir meaning chair, which is a borrow-word from Latin cathedra. A popular name amongst the Ulstermen. SI.
Mac Cathaoir Cahir: líon beag: an Clár & rl. Ainm pearsanta sa mheán-aois, Cathaoir.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Cagher: 2
Cahar: 1
Caher: 33
Cahir: 5
Cahirr: 5
Caugher: 7

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Cathaoir

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