O'Mara households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (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.
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.


  • O'Mara in 1659.
  • O'Mara births mapped 1864-1913
  • O'Mara 1901 census map
  • O'Mara 1911 census map
  • O'Mara Roman Catholic baptisms
  • O'Mara Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

Parishes where O'Mara and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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