Moor


    Maps

  • Moor in 1659.

  • Moor births mapped 1864-1913

  • Moor 1901 census map

  • Moor 1911 census map

  • Moor Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 8
  • Full surname history
  • Websites

    Moore
    (archived)

    Moore
    Co. Down

    O'More




Parishes where Moor 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:1Cavan:1Fermanagh:1Kilkenny:1
Tyrone:1

Surname Dictionary

de Móra Moore: líonmhar i gcoitinne ach measctha le Ó Mórdha. Shocraigh roinnt chlanna Sasanacha in Éirinn ó aimsir an Ionraidh ar aghaidh; luaimís Thomas Moore (1779-1852), file, ó Loch Garman agus George Moore (1852-1932) úrscéalaí, ó Mhaigh Eo.
Moore Very numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Mordha (stately). THe leading sept of Laois, usually referred to as O'More. The name is also English and this is the origin of some at least of present-day Moores. IF.
Muir Quite numerous: Belfast area etc. A Scottish name meaning "moor". SS.
Ó Mórdha Moore, Ó More: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre. Ceann de mhór-chlanna Laighean, taoisigh ar Laois. Chuireadar in aghaidh choncas Gall go tréan - bhí Ruairí agus a mhac Ruairí Óg agus a mhac-san Eoghanaidh chun tosaigh i gcoimhlint an 16 céad agus fuair bás sa chath. Díbríodh go Ciarraí i 1609 iad ach, ar ndó, táid beo beathach ina ndúiche féin inniu. Brí: uasal, ríúil. Litriú nua: Ó Móra. Sloinne Sasanach is ea Moore, leis, agus tháinig chuid mhaith de dhaoine iomráiteacha ón dtaobh san. Féach de Móra.
O'Moore Quite numerous: Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Mordha (majestic). The leading sept of Laois. Now usually Moore, q.v.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Moor: 5
Moore: 4040
Muir: 4
O'Moore: 6

Non-Griffith's Variants

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de Mora
Mure
O Mordha
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