Faris



Parishes where Faris and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:4Armagh:4Belfast city:1Cavan:26
Derry:1Donegal:2Down:3Dublin:1
Dublin city:1Fermanagh:2Leitrim:9Tyrone:2

Surname Dictionary

Faris fairly rare: Belfast, Armagh etc. Ir. Ó Fearghuis. See Farris.
Farris Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Ó Fearghuis. See Ferris.
Ferres rare: Belfast area. Probably a contraction of Fergus. SS.
Ferris numerous: Belfast, Down, Louth, Kerry etc. In Ulster: Scottish Mac Feargusa; in Munster a branch of the Moriartys: Ó Fearghuis.MIF.
Ó Fearghuis Ferris, Fergus : líonmhar: Connachta, an Dún-Lú & Ciarraí. Ó thuaidh: Albanaigh; ó dheas: craobh de Mhuintir Mhuircheartaigh. Ó thaobh staire de, bhí clann leighis i Maigh Eo agus clann airchinneach i Liatroim. Mac Fearghusa ba chóir a bheith ar na h-Albanaigh a bhain leis an gclann mhór Ferguson thall. Ainm coiteann a b'ea Fearghus, leis an mbrí: fear + gus (neart, fuinneamh). SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Faires: 2
Faris: 56
Farris: 18
Fearis: 10
Feris: 7
Ferras: 2
Ferris: 283

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Fairess
Fares
Faries
Fariss
Farras
Farres
Fayers
Feariss
Feras
Feress
Ferres
Ferries
Ferriss
Firiss
Forris
O Fearghuis
Pharis
Pheras
Pherris
Pherus


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