Grant households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Grant numerous: Ulster, Dublin, The South-East, Connacht. Ir. Grant, Mag Raighne. A leading Scottish name of Norman origin, cognate with French grand, large, tall. However it has occurred in mediaeval records long before the advent of Scottish settlers in 17 cent. The name has been used for MacGranny, Granny (Mag Raighne) in Ulster. MIF.


  • Grant in 1659.
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Parishes where Grant and a second surname are found together


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  • Graunt

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