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 Moran - O Móráin. 

The Irish form of this name, means,'descendent of Mórán', translated,'The Great One'. This is the name of a respected branch of the Uí Fiachrach in the present counties of Mayo and Sligo. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (from wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... The Uí Fiachrach were a dynasty who originated in, and whose descendants later ruled, the coicead or fifth of Connacht (a western province of Ireland) at different times from the mid-first millennium onwards. ...

The majority bearers of this surname in County Mayo are descended from the O' Morain clan whose ancient kingdom was in north Mayo surrounding the modern Town of Ballina. Following the Norman invasion their territory was usurped by the Barretts and Burkes and the sept lost its central organisation .

The modern distribution of the surname within Mayo suggests that the Morans spread southwards and today are chiefly found in the central area of the county,particularly in the barony of Carra.

Moran is also first name (in Hebrew), family name (in other languages, such as Gaelic), a place name, and the name of things. For its etymology, pronunciation, and meaning, see Wiktionary. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Goidelic languages (also sometimes called the Gaelic languages or collectively Gaelic) have historically been part of a dialect continuum stretching from the south of Ireland, the Isle of Man, to the north of Scotland. ...


People named Moran

People commonly known as Moran include:

Also: Bradley Brad Moran (born September 29, 1986 in England) is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. ... Brad Moran (born on March 20, 1979 in Abbotsford, British Columbia) is a National Hockey League player. ... Attack of the Shows Brendan Moran Brendan Moran (born July 16, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American television personality best known for his work as a co-host and field reporter on the G4 television program Attack of the Show! (formerly The Screen Savers). ... to: Personality is to stop coping with lifes hard accomplishments. ... George Clarence Bugs Moran (August 21, 1891 – February 25, 1957) was a Chicago Prohibition-era gangster. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... The term Prohibition, also known as Dry Law, refers to a law in a certain country by which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or illegal. ... Caitlin Moran (b. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Charles B. Uncle Charley Moran was a professional baseball player and collegiate and professional football coach. ... Air Vice-Marshal Chris Moran. ... Colin Collie Moran born on the 06 June 1980 is a Dublin Gaelic Footballer. ... Gaelic football (Irish: Peil or Caid ), commonly referred to as football, Gaelic or GAA (gah), is a form of football played mainly in Ireland. ... Crissy Moran (born December 22, 1975, in San Diego, California) was an American pornographic actress. ... A pornographic actor/actress or a porn star is somebody who appears in pornographic films or photographs, live sex shows or peep shows. ... Daniel Keys Moran (DKM) is a computer programmer and a writer of science fiction, who was born on November 30, 1962 to Richard Joseph Moran and Marilynn Joyce Moran. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... Dennis Moran (born 1977) is an Rugby League football player. ... Dennis M. Moran, also known as Coolio, (born in Winchester, Massachusetts in 1982) is an American hacker who was accused in February 2000 of a series of denial of service attacks that shut down some of the most popular websites on the Internet. ... Diana Moran (born 1940 or 1941) is a British model, fitness expert and journalist. ... Dylan Moran (born November 3, 1971) is a good (but not great) Irish comedian, actor and writer. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... Black Books is a British sitcom broadcast on Channel 4 starring Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey and Tamsin Greig, written by Dylan Moran, Graham Linehan, Arthur Mathews, Kevin Cecil and Andy Riley and produced by Nira Park. ... He painted some pictures, including one of The Barbary War. ... Edward Carleton Moran, Jr. ... Erin Moran (born October 18, 1961) is an American actress. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... Frank Moran (born March 18, 1887 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, died December 14, 1967 in Los Angeles, California) was an American boxer who fought twice for the Heavyweight Championship. ... The Two Black Crows was a blackface comedy act popular in the 1920s and 30s. ... Francis Dayle Hap Moran (July 31, 1901 in Belle Plaine, Iowa - December 30, 1994 in New Milford, Connecticut) was a halfback who played football for Carnegie Tech (1922), Grinnell College (1923 - 1925), the Frankford Yellow Jackets (1926), the Chicago Cardinals (1927), the Pottsville Maroons (1928), and the New York Giants... Hugh Moran is a Manitoba farmer and politician. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English and French, per mandate of the Constitution Act 1982 Government - Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard - Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 14 - Senate seats 6 Confederation July 15, 1870 (5th... Ian Moran (born August 24, 1972 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States) is a professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for the Boston Bruins of the NHL. Moran was drafted 107th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. ... Jason Moran, 36, (1967 - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and a member of the infamous Moran family, notable for its involvement in the Melbourne underground war. ... Jaxon Moran Jason Moran and The Bandwagon Jason Moran (born January 21, 1975) is a jazz pianist. ... Jerry Moran (born May 29, 1954, in Plainville, Kansas) has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1997, representing Kansass 1st District (map). ... Official language(s) none Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq mi (213,096 km²)  - Width 211 miles (340 km)  - Length 417 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... Jim Moran James Patrick Moran Jr. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Jim Moran (born January 1, 1908) was an imaginative publicist who was active in the 1940s and 1950s as a press agent for various clients: film studios, manufacturers and retailers. ... James M. Jim Moran (August 8, 1918 – 24 April 2007) was an American car dealer and philanthropist whose net worth of $2. ... Julie Moran (born January 10, 1962 in Thomasville, Georgia) was a correspondant on the entertainment news show Entertainment Tonight from 1994 to 2001. ... Kevin Bernard Moran (born April 29, 1956 in Dublin, Ireland) is a former Irish Gaelic football and soccer player. ... Lewis Moran (? - 2003) was an Australian criminal from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Lois Moran (1909 — 1990) was an actress. ... Wilson, Charles McMoran, Lord Moran of Manton (1882-1977) He was the Dean of St Marys Hospital Medical School (1920-1945) He was made Baron Moran in 1943. ... Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, FRS, PC (Can) (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was an English statesman, soldier, and author. ... Malcolm Moran is an American sportswriter who has written for four newspapers over 30 years – Newsday, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and USA Today. ... Marc Moran is a Republican [1] former National Alliance member who won election to the Town Council of Hopewell, New Jersey, but later resigned amid controversy over his political views. ... Margaret Moran (born on April 24, 1955, in London) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Margarita Moran is the 2nd Filipina to win the much coveted Miss Universe crown. ... Logo of the Miss Universe event. ... Mayo Moran, (born June 2, 1959), a native of British Columbia, Canada, and daughter of author Bridget Moran and Pat Moran, has been Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Toronto since January 1, 2006, the first ever female dean of the Faculty of Law. ... Michael P. Moran (born Michael Peter Moran, February 8, 1944-February 4, 2004) was an American actor and playwright. ... Mike Moran is a keyboard musician. ... Mike Moran is an Irish-American FDNY firefighter who lost his brother and father in the September 11th, 2001 attacks. ... Nancy Moran is an American folk-rock singer/songwriter, based in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Nicholas James Moran, better known as Nick Moran (born 23 December, 1969) is a British actor, writer and producer. ... Patrick Joseph Paddy Moran (March 11, 1877 in Quebec City, Quebec - January 14, 1966) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goalie who played for the Quebec Bulldogs. ... This article is about the goaltender in ice hockey. ... Patrick Joseph Moran (February 7, 1876 – March 7, 1924) was an American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Patrick Moran Patrick Moran Patrick Moran Patrick Moran, born June 7, 1975 in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, is considered one of the best fiddle players in North America. ... The violin is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. ... Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran (July 14, 1917 - September 19, 1988), commonly known as Pat Moran was an Australian statistician who made significant contributions to probability theory and its application to population and evolutionary genetics. ... Paul Michael Moran (July 9, 1985) is an Irish Gaelic Athletic Association and rugby player. ... A drummer in Action A drummer is a person who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... Pauline Moran as Miss Lemon alongside David Suchet in Agatha Christies Poirot Pauline Moran (born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England) is a English actress who is best known for her role in Agatha Christies Poirot. ... Pauline Theresa Moran (June 28, 1883—January 25, 1952) was an American actor and comedian. ... Robert Moran (b. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Robert Moran (January 26, 1857 ‐ March 27, 1943) was mayor and prominent shipbuilder in Seattle, Washington. ... Mr. ... Kahns is an American meat processing and distribution company based in Ohio. ... Roger Moran is a British hillclimb driver, who won the British Hillclimb Championship in 1997. ... Roger Moran is a British hillclimb driver, who won the British Hillclimb Championship in 1997. ... Ronnie Moran is a former Liverpool captain and coach, who has twice served as caretaker manager (after the departures of Kenny Dalglish and Graeme Souness respectively). ... Stacy Moran (born January 14, 1974 in Palm Beach, Florida , USA ) is a model and erotic actress. ... Steve Moran was a pacy mobile striker who was one of the stars for Southampton during the mid 1980s. ... Terry Moran questions George W. Bush at the White House Rose Garden on October 4, 2005. ... Thomas Moran. ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Thomas P. Moran is a Distinguished Engineer at the IBM Almaden Research Center near San Jose, California. ... Tommy Moran was a leading member of the British Union of Fascists and a close associate of Oswald Mosley. ... William Lambert Moran (August 11, 1921 — December 19, 2000), was an American Assyriologist, he was born in Chicago, USA. In 1939, Moran joined the Jesuit order. ... Sammy The Bull Gravano (born March 12, 1945) was underboss of the Gambino family in the 1980s under John Gotti. ... The Gambino Crime Family is a criminal organization based in New York City, New York, USA within the nationwide criminal phenomenon known familiarly as the Mafia (also known as La Cosa Nostra). ...

The Moran family is an infamous Melbourne based criminal family. ... Morin is a common French surname, although it is also used in different ways. ...

Fictional characters named Moran

This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... The Entity was a 1981 horror film starring Barbara Hershey as Carla Moran, a California woman who was tormented by an unseen entity. ... David Mitchell in Poland, Warsaw, April 7, 2006 David Mitchell (born January, 1969) is an English novelist. ... Black Swan Green is a bildungsroman novel written by David Mitchell. ... Lucy Moran is a fictional character in the television series Twin Peaks, played by Kimmy Robertson. ... John McGahern (November 12, 1934 – March 30, 2006) was an Irish writer (in English). ... Amongst Women is a novel by the Irish author John McGahern (1934-2006). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish dramatist, novelist and poet. ... Colonel Sebastian Moran is the villain of the Sherlock Holmes short story The Adventure of the Empty House. ... One popular concept of the villain, meant to mimic the purposely distinctive visage of villains from silent films of the early 20th century. ... A portrait of Sherlock Holmes by Sidney Paget from the Strand Magazine, 1891 Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. ... The Adventure of the Empty House, one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 13 stories in the cycle collected as The Return of Sherlock Holmes. ... Summer Moran is a fictional character in the later Dirk Pitt series of novels by Clive Cussler. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Dirk Pitt is a fictional character, the protagonist of a series of bestselling adventure novels written by Clive Cussler. ...

Places called Moran (see also Morin)

Morin is a common French surname, although it is also used in different ways. ... Moran is a city located in Allen County, Kansas. ... Moran is a city located in Shackelford County, Texas. ... A village in Teton County, Wyoming that serves as one of the principle entrances to Grand Teton National Park. ... Moran Township is a township located in Mackinac County, Michigan. ... Moran Township is a township located in Todd County, Minnesota. ... Misgav is a regional council in the Galilee region in the north of Israel. ... Moran State Park is a state park on the Orcas Island, Washington, encompassing over 5,000 acres (20 km²) of woodland. ... Orcas Island is the largest of the San Juan Islands in San Juan County, Washington. ... Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... Moran Hill is located in the central part of Pyongyang, the capital of the North Korea. ... Mount Moran is a mountain in Grand Teton National Park of western Wyoming. ... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ...

Things called Moran

Baron Moran is a peerage title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Peerage (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Fark. ...


Pronunciation of the family name varies from place to place. In Ireland, where the name descended the Gaelic name O'Móráin, it is generally pronounced (phonetically) "more-in", an anglicized approximate of the Irish pronunciation. Elsewhere, pronunciation follows the French name, Morant, anglicized to (phonetically) "more-anne".[1]

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Thomas Moran (884 words)
And Moran would always be on the lookout for the sublime, the exceptional, and the picturesque - landscapes that satisfied the Romantic prototype.
Thomas Moran: The Field Sketches, 1856-1923, by Anne Morand.
Thomas Moran and the Surveying of the American West, by Joni Louise Kinsey.
Bugs Moran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (515 words)
Moran hated Capone and verbally attacked him in the press, as well, saying "Capone is a lowlife." Moran also felt superior to Capone's gang because Capone's gang was involved in the prostitution racket, something Moran, a devout Catholic, refused to dabble in.
Several associates of Moran were killed by associates of Capone in the notorious St.
In July 1946, Moran was arrested for robbing a bank messenger in Ohio of $10,000, a paltry amount compared to Moran's lifestyle during the Prohibition days.
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