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Moorfield, County Tyrone

Origin

An English name

Background

This is clearly of English origin, and the Rev. Bernard O'Daly's suggestion that it represents a translation of an Irish form cannot be corroborated given the absence of historical forms.

References

FK (2020)

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Moorfield1830cBnd. Sur. (OSNB)
Gort-móna, PRO Dublin, evidently a translation1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 88
Moorefield1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 88
Barony
Omagh East
Parish
Kilskeery
Parish in 1851
Kilskeery
Townland
None
Place name ID
8650
Place name type
T