When Nora Marie Ryan was born on 16 October 1908, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Cornelius Ryan, was 51 and her mother, Honora Kirby, was 40. She married John Patrick McCarthy on 5 January 1931, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 November 1999, in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, John Patrick, Dermot, Liam, Paddy, Donovan, Eamon, Eamonn, Kieran, Parnell, Aileen, Brennan.
Irish: shortened form of O'Ryan , an Anglicized form of Ó Riaghain (modern Irish Ó Riain) ‘descendant of Riaghan’, a personal name probably based on the word rí ‘king’. Ryan is one of the commonest surnames in Ireland, though there has been considerable confusion with Regan .
Irish: shortened from Mulryan (Ó Maoilriaghain).