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Mc Namara

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Mac Conmara, Mac Namara

 

Mac Conmara means ‘Son of the hound of the sea’, and the name originated in Co. Clare where the clan was part of the famous Dal gCáis tribal grouping. The Mc Namaras grew in power to become rulers of the territory of Clancullen in Clare for almost six centuries. Today Mc Namara is one of the 100 most numerous names in Ireland and is most common in its original homeland of counties Clare and Limerick.