Kerwan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Kirwan numerous: all areas except Ulster, especially the South East, Louth. The Irish is Ó Ciardhubháin, ciar-dhubh = jet black. An erenagh family of Louth and later one of the "Tribes of Galway". IF & SGG.
O Ciardhubháin rare: Ir.Lang. See Kirwan.
Ó Ciardubháin Kirwan: an-líonmhar: go príomha i ndeisceart Laighean & Port Lairge. Airchinnigh i Lú ar dtús iad, ach is mar cheann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe" is mó atá trácht orthu. Ciar-dubh = fíor-dubh. Litriú nua: Ó Ciarubháin.IF.

The surname

  • Kirwan
    Galway and Maryland

Parishes where Kerwan and a second surname are found together


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