Patterson households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Casáin Paterson: líonmhar i gConnachta. Saobh-aistriú ar "casán" = conair. Bhain an chlann sa le Uí Maine (Gaillimh). Brí cheart: cas = catach nó crom. I gCorcaigh, tá Cashman ar an sloinne seo agus i gCiarraí, Kissane.
Ó Cosáin Patterson: féach Ó Casáin. Saobh-aistriú i gConnachta.
Paterson Quite numerous: Belfast, Dublin etc. See Patterson.
Patterson Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. A common name in Scotland and England, "son of Patrick". In Connacht, it has been substituted for Ó Casáin (casán is Irish for "path", but no connection with the surname). SI.
Pattison Quite numerous: Belfast-Antrim-Tyrone etc. Variant of Patterson.

Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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