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A county in the Republic of Ireland.
A town in the county of Kildare
Kildare (Irish: Cill Dara, meaning 'church of the oak') is a town in County Kildare, Ireland. As of 2016, its population was 8,634 making it the 7th largest town in County Kildare. It is home to Kildare Cathedral, historically the site of an important abbey said to have been founded by Saint Brigid of Kildare in the 5th century. The Curragh lies east of the town. The town lies on the R445, some 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Dublin – near enough for it to have become, despite being a regional centre in its own right, a commuter town for the capital. Although Kildare gives its name to the county, Naas is the county town.
Kildare is a town in County Kildare, Ireland. Its population of 8,412 makes it the eighth largest town in County Kildare and the 55th largest in the state, with a growth rate of 8.0pc since the 2006 census. Although Kildare gives its name to the county, Naas is the county town. The town lies on the R445, some 50 km west of Dublin – near enough for it to have become, despite being a regional centre in its own right, a commuter town for the capital.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
inland Irish county, in Leinster, in the upper basins of the Liffey and Barrow, W. of Dublin and Wicklow; is level and fertile, with the great Bog of Allen in the N., and in the centre the Curragh, a grassy plain; agriculture is carried on in the river basins; the county town is Naas (4); other towns Maynooth, with the Roman Catholic theological college, and Kildare.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A county of Ireland, in the province of Leinster. The insurrection in Ireland which swelled into the rebellion, commenced in Kildare, May 23, 1798. On that night Lieut. Gifford of Dublin, and a number of other gentlemen, were murdered by the insurgents. This rebellion was quelled in 1799.
Etymology and Origins
From the Celtic kildara, the cell or hermitage among the oaks. A monastery was founded here by St Bridget towards the close of the fifth century.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Kildare is ranked #84136 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Kildare surname appeared 223 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Kildare.
73% or 163 total occurrences were White.
12.1% or 27 total occurrences were Black.
11.6% or 26 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.2% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of Kildare in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Kildare in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Kildare in a Sentence
We no longer have to leave our country. But now others are coming to us. And so…how do we smooth the road for them in terms of their settling in? annie Moore and her family had the same needs as a family from Ukraine coming to my school in Kildare. People are looking for safety for their family. They’re looking for bettering their life.
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