townland
Martromán
genitive: Mhartromáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Martramane
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    little beef-ridge?
    < Martdromán < mart, 'beef' (.i. an t-ainmhí) + dromán, foirm dhíspeagtha de drom

  • English

    little beef-ridge?
    < Martdromán < mart, 'beef' (i.e., the animal) + dromán, diminutive form of drom

Centrepoint

52.2517, -10.0241 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1618
Martdroman
Castellgergorie, Tryen, Martdroman, Ardglasse et Gortecranegh, Ballingraghtoun, Tully et Ballingowin, Magheribigg, Ballybeggan, Kilshena
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 128
1618
Martdroman
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 129
1618
Martdromane
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 131
1624
Martroman
Acras, Culnegappoge & Cahebanla, Ballybowdler & Martroman
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 25
1625
Martroman
CPR Leathanach: 590a
1626
Martdroman
Castlegregorie, Martdroman, Tullagh
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 198
1660 c.
Mortiamie
Ardglass Mortiamie
BSD Leathanach: 104
1679
Maghtronomane
ASE Leathanach: 111, 29
1841
Martrumman
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martrimane
Thompson, D. P.:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martramaan
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Maghremaan
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martrumman
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martramman
Healy, Rev. T.:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martroman
Inq. J I:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martramáin, 'said to mean a place where people were martyred, but the meaning is very uncertain'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martramane
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1841
Martramane
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ci095,32
1939
Meartramáin
Ar an Meartra Máin' sa chainnt, béim ar an 'Máin' . 'An Bheartrach Bhan' an fhuirm cheart den ainm seo. Ní focal é 'beartrach' atá i n-úsáid i gcainnt na ndaoine...
TCCD Leathanach: 264
1947
m′ɑrtrəˈmɑːn′
An Seabhac
1947
[Ar] an mBeartraigh mBáin
An Seabhac:Cártaí Móra
1967
martrəˈmaːn
Áit. Cainteoir: cainteoir Béarla, Uimhir : T193b2
1971
mɑrtrəˈmɑːn
Áit. Cainteoir: SÓhA, Uimhir : T307b2

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