Morrows heads of household in the 1911 census


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For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

MacIlmurray rare: Belfast area. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhuire, Muire, the Blessed Virgin. The name was associated with W Ulster. See also Gilmore.
MacMorrow numerous: mainly Connacht. Ir. Mac Muireadhaigh (mariner). A name associated with the O'Rourkes of Breifne.
MacMurray numerous: E Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Muireadhaigh, (mariner). Mod. Mac Muirí, a sept of Leitrim, but mainly Scottish from Galloway. SS.
Morrow Very numerous: mainly Ulster. English toponymic generally; it may stand for Mac Morrow in W Ulster & Connacht.
Murray Very numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Muireadhaigh, Mac Muireadhaigh. These derive from the popular first name Muireadhach, lord, master. The name extended to Scotland whence many present-day Murrays in Ulster. See also Murrihy. IF.
 

Variants in 1911, with total occurences

MacMurray: 4
McMarrow: 1
McMorow: 1
McMorrow: 54
Morrow: 299
Morrows: 1
Murray: 1301
Murry: 114

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