Hart



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

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Surname Dictionary

Harte Very numerous: most areas, especially Ulster & Connacht. Ir. Ó h-Airt, Art, a very popular personal name meaning "bear". Originally a Meath sept of the Southern Uí Néill, they were expelled to Connacht. Some Hartes in Ulster may be of English origin. IF.
Ó h-Airt Harte: líonmhar gach áird, Connachta & Ulaidh go sonrach. Clann a ruaigeadh ón Mhí go Sligeach ag na Normannaigh. Sloinne Sasanach, leis, i bPlandáil Uladh. SI.
O'Harte fairly rare: Sligo-Fermanagh-Monaghan-Louth. Ir. Ó h-Airt from first name Art, meaning bear. A sept of Meath, dispossessed at the Invasion, they settled in Sligo. See also Harte. IF.

    Maps

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

The surname


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