Blithe



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Blithe households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Blithe households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Monaghan 4 Roscommon 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Bligh: Quite numerous: Dublin, Midlands, Connacht. Ir. Ó Blighe (Blí) (from a Norse name) in Connacht, otherwise of English origin from the place Blyth or the adjective "blithe", in the latter instances the Irish version is de Blaghd. See also Blythe. SI.
Blyth: Quite numerous: Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway. Ir. Ó Blighe in Connacht, otherwise it is an English toponymic or adjectival "blithe". The gaelicisation of this is de Blaghd. See also Bligh.
de Blaghd: Very rare: Dublin. Ir. Lang. See Blythe.
de Blaghd: Blythe: líon beag: Áth Cliath, Béal Feirste, Corcaigh, Gaillimh. Sloinne Sasanach taobh amuigh de Chonnachta, áit inar ngalldú ar Ó Blighe é. Iomráiteach faoin scríbhneoir, polaiteoir agus fear amharclainne, Earnán de Blaghd (1889-1975).
Ó Blighe: Bligh,-e: líon beag: Áth Cliath, Lár na Tíre, Connachta. Luann Mac Firbisigh dhá chlann i gConnachta a bhain le sean-uaisle na tíre. Ceaptar gur ó ainm pearsanta Lochlannach Bligr é. Dar ndó, tá an sloinne Sasanach ann, leis. Féach de Blaghd.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Bligh 54
Blighe 19
Blight 1
Blithe 5
Blyth 4
Blythe 18


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SURNAME
Ó Blighe
de Blaghd


SECOND SURNAME


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