civil parishtownland
Tiobraid
genitive: Thiobraide
validated name
(Irish)
Tubbrid
(English)

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    well
    Ba é Tiobraid Mac nÉanna, ‘the well of the sons of Éanna (ainm pearsanta)’, foirm stairiúil an logainm seo: féach ‘Ciaran Tiprat m. Nénnae’, Corpus Genealogiarum Sanctorum Hiberniae, 707.346; is é Ciarán éarlamh an pharóiste. Féach 'Ciarán Tiobraide Naoi', Foras Feasa ar Éirinn III, 108. Tugann Power Tiobraid Chiaráin, ‘the well of Ciarán’, in Place-Names of Decies, 330.
    Féach www.dil.ie s.v. tipra.

  • English

    well
    The historical form of this placename was Tiobraid Mac nÉanna, ‘the well of the sons of Éanna (personal name)’: see ‘Ciaran Tiprat m. Nénnae’, Corpus Genealogiarum Sanctorum Hiberniae, 707.346; Ciarán is the patron of this parish. See 'Ciarán Tiobraide Naoi', Foras Feasa ar Éirinn III, 108. Power gives Tiobraid Chiaráin, ‘the well of Ciarán’, in Place-Names of Decies, 330.
    See www.dil.ie s.v. tipra.

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Historical references

Tiprut
Betha Decclain Leathanach: 58
'Tubrid, anciently Tioprat mac Nenna', Power (ed.), Ann. Lis. 22.
Cf. Sen. N.N. 302: Ciarán, epscop Tioprat Mac Nenna.
Cf. Onom. s.v. Tipra Mac n-Ennae: 'LL'. 367
1100c
Ciaran Tiprat m. Nénnae
CGSH Leathanach: 346, Alt: 707
1302c
Cibird
Pap. Tax. Leathanach: 306
1309
Tybrit
CJR Leathanach: III.124
1466
Tybrid
Ann. Lis. Leathanach: 22
1494
Tybryd
Ann. Lis. Leathanach: 40
1502
Tiberede
COD Leathanach: III.301
1548
Tiborid
COD Leathanach: V.3
1588
Tibryt
Magrath Vis. Leathanach: 355
1596
Tibard
Inq. Leathanach: I.254
1601
Tibbrod, Tibbrud
F Leathanach: 6532
1607
Tubred
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 302
1607
Tubbred, Tibbred
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 322
1614
Tubbered
CPR Leathanach: XI.14.264a
1615
Tubred
RVis. (Lis.) Leathanach: 290, 291
1615
Tubbered
CPR Leathanach: V.15.297b
1633c
Ciarán Tiobraide Naoi
FFÉ Leathanach: III 108
1635
Tubred
Inq. Leathanach: II.214
1636
Tubrid
Inq. Leathanach: II.305
1637
Tubirrid
Inq. Leathanach: III.148
1644
Tybrid
leac os cionn doras tséipéil
LSO Leathanach: I.42/15
1654
Tubrid
CS I Leathanach: 363
1654
Tubrud
CS I Leathanach: 364,367,368 & rl
1654
Tubberid, Tubburud
CS II Leathanach: 411
1655
Tibrid, Tubbrid
DS (s) (TÁ)
DS (s) (TÁ)
1655
Tubbrid, Tubrid
DS
1659
Tubbrid, Tubrid, Tubbred
Cen. Leathanach: 312
1665-5
Tibbrud
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 24
1666-7
Thubbride
HMR (TÁ) Leathanach: 91
1730
Tubrid
CGn. Leathanach: 64.499.44897
1778
Tubered
T&S Leathanach: 114
1840
Tubrid
BS:AL
1840
Tobraid, 'a well'
AL
1840
'The name of the Parish is locally pronounced Tobraid, which signifies a well; it evidently had originally some distinguishing epithet but it has been a long time forgotten.'
LSO (TÁ) Leathanach: 40/15
1952
'Tiobraid Chiaráin'
PN Decies Leathanach: 330
1963-4
ˈt′ubərid′
Dinnseanchas Leathanach: I.35
1985
ˈto̤brəd
Áit.

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