De Grannt

Rev Patrick Woulfe

de GRANNT—XIIde Graunt, Grant; Norman 'le Graunt,' 'le Grant,' i.e., the great, gigantic in size; the name of a Norman family who came to Ireland some time before the end of the 13th century and settled in Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford and Cork. The Grants were also a Scottish clan, some of whom settled in Ulster at the time of the plantation, and are still represented in that province.

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