Meagher births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Maher Very numerous: South East, S Midlands, N Munster etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, the first name Meachar, meaning "majestic". A sept of N Tipperary, related to O'Carroll Ely. IF.
Meagher numerous: E Munster, S Midlands, South-east etc. Ir. Ó Meachair, from first name Meachar, majestic. A Tipperary sept, related to the O'Carrolls, they still live in their ancestral territory. See also Maher. IF.
Ó Meachair fairly rare: Tipperary etc. Ir.Lang. See Maher.
Ó Meachair Meagher, Maher: an-líonmhar: Urmhumhain, san Oir-dheisceart & rl. Clann a bhí gaolmhar le Ó Cearbhaill Éile agus a d'fhan ina ndúiche féin, Uí Cairin, láimh le Ros Cré, i ndiaidh an Ionraidh. Bhí Thomas F. Meagher (1823-67) chun tosaigh in Éire Óg agus níos déanaí ina cheannaire ar Bhriogáid Éireannach in Arm Aontachtaí SAM. Brí: meachar = lách, séimh. SGG & IF.
 

Districts where Meagher and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Maher: 10663
  • Magher: 90
  • Mahar: 14
  • O'Meagher: 5
  • Meaghar: 1
  • Meaher: 21
  • Meagher: 1000
  • Maheir: 7
  • Meher: 2
  • Mahir: 7
  • Maar: 2
  • Megher: 7
  • Mar: 6

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