List of people named MacNamara

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McNamara is a surname of Irish origin. It originated from the region of County Clare. The name began with the chieftain Cumara, of Maghadhair in county Clare. Cumara is a contracted form of Conmara – hound of the sea. His son, Domhnall, who died in 1099, adopted the surname Mac Conmara, or son of Cumara, thus becoming the very first MacNamara. The name has survived relatively unmodified as MacConmara in Irish and Mac (or Mc) Namara in English, to this day.[1] McNamara is the surname of:

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Persons
Fictional characters
  • Annie McNamara, character in the U.S. television series Nip/Tuck
  • Julia McNamara, character in the U.S. television series Nip/Tuck
  • Matt McNamara, character in the U.S. television series Nip/Tuck
  • Sean McNamara, character in the U.S. television series Nip/Tuck
  • Tank McNamara, the titular character of the syndicated comic strip
  • William McNamara, a character from the film Hart's War
  • Heather McNamara, a character from the film Heathers

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ McNamara at Araltas, McNamara family history