O'Connors



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

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Surname Dictionary

Conner rare: scattered. See Connor.
Connor numerous: E Ulster, Mayo, Roscommon etc. Ir. Ó Conchubhair (Conchúir). See O'Connor.
Connors fairly numerous: Wexford, Waterford etc. As Connor.
Ó Conchobhair O'Connor: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír; sa Mhumhain agus Connachta go sonrach. Luaitear sé chlann faoi leith - na cinn is tábhachtaí, b'fhéidir, (litriú nua), Ó Conchúir Donn (Connacht); Ó Conchúir Uíbh Fhailí; Ó Conchúir Chiarraí. B'é Ruairí Ó Conchúir (1116-1198), den teaghlach Connachtach, Ard-Rí deireannach Éireann. Téann an t-ainm siar go Conchúr Mac Neasa sa Rúraíocht. Brí, deirtear, fear a thaithíonn cúnna, nó, i mBéarla na h-Éireann: "a doggy man".IF & SGG.
O Conchubhair Quite numerous: Kerry, Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Connor.
O'Connor Very numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Ó Conchubhair, from first name Conchubhar, lover of hounds. Six different septs are mentioned. That of Connacht is divided into: O'Connor Roe, O'Connor Sligo and O'Connor Don, of which, Roderick, the last High-King of Ireland. IF & SGG.

    Maps

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

The surname


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