Mara


Mara households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Mara fairly rare: Dublin etc. Variant of O'Meara, q.v.
Meara Very rare: Bangor (Down). See Mara & O'Meara.
Ó Meadhra rare: Dublin. Ir.Lang. See O'Mara.
Ó Meadhra O'Meara, Mara: líonmhar: tuaisceart na Mumhan & san Oir-deisceart. Bhí a ndúiche in Urmhumhain uachtarach mar a bhfuil an baile beag Tuaim Uí Mheadhra. Bhí Joseph O'Mara (1866-1927) ina amhránaí ópera clúiteach i Luimneach. Deirtear gurab ionann meadhar agus meidhir .i. greann. Litriú nua: Ó Meára. IF.
O'Mara numerous: Limerick-Tipperary and South East. Ir. Ó Meadhra, from meadhar, mirth. A sept of N Tipperary. See also O'Meara and Mara.
O'Meara numerous: N Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Meadhra. A sept of Tipperary centred on Toomevara (O'Meara's Hill). See also O'Mara.

    Maps

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

The surname


Parishes where Mara and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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  • O Meadhra

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